Low Claimant Fees Could Cost The NHS

2017-09-20T15:11:28+01:00February 24th, 2016|

Low Claimant Fees Could Cost The NHS According to a recent report, the screening of medical negligence cases by lawyers could become an “unaffordable luxury” if fees are too low, meaning more are simply issued. The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has warned that; “Rather than weeding out the claims less likely to succeed, [...]

SRB Secures Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Recognition

2017-09-20T15:11:44+01:00February 19th, 2016|

SRB Secures Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Recognition Stone Rowe Brewer has once again secured membership to the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme – the mark of excellence for the home buying process. This is the 4th year in a row that we have achieved CQS accreditation. Stone Rowe Brewer underwent rigorous assessment by the Law [...]

1,100 Patients Victims Of Hospital Errors Since 2012

2017-09-27T12:21:58+01:00February 18th, 2016|

1,100 Patients Victims Of Hospital Errors Since 2012 According to reports in the Press today, as many as 1,100 patients have been victims of serious errors in English hospitals since 2012. A Press Association investigation has exposed that these inexplicable mistakes, often referred to as ‘never events’ – so-called because they should never happen – [...]

‘Common-law’ Wife Risks Losing Her Home

2017-09-27T12:21:18+01:00February 11th, 2016|

‘Common-law’ Wife Risks Losing Her Home A court case going through the Central London County Court has highlighted once again the difficulties cohabitees face when one partner dies and there is a dispute over their assets http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35524198. Although Joy Williams had lived with her partner, Norman Martin, for nearly two decades, Mr Martin had never divorced [...]

Non-Doms Targeted In Proposed HMRC Law Changes

2017-09-20T15:12:22+01:00February 5th, 2016|

Non-Doms Targeted In Proposed HMRC Law Changes Non-UK domiciled individuals will no doubt wish to look at the draft clauses which were published by HMRC on 2ndFebruary 2016 which will deem long term UK residents to be UK domiciled for the purposes of income and capital gains tax. These deeming provisions are intended to apply [...]

Positive Parenting: Learning From One Another

2017-09-27T12:22:47+01:00February 3rd, 2016|

Positive Parenting: Learning From One Another Becoming a parent, and bringing your children up well, is possibly the greatest challenge many of us will face in life. Of course, we all make mistakes along the way, especially when most working people have to combine a career with raising a family, but all too often we [...]