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Post on 24 Oct 2014
After just one year in her role at Michelmores, PA Rebecca Eccles has been named 'second runner-up' in the 'Newcomer of the Year' category at the Executive PA Magazine Awards 2014.  The annual awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the UK's top PA talent across four categories, with...
Michelmores
Post on 24 Oct 2014
Nihal Weerasena, the Leeds paediatric cardiac surgeon, was suspended from performing surgical procedures in March 2013, pending an internal investigation by the hospital. We now know that he has been referred to the General Medical Council, and that a fitness to practice investigation is pending....
Medical Negligence
Post on 24 Oct 2014
Triodos Renewables plc, a company founded 20 years ago by Triodos Bank NV, one of the world's leading sustainable banks, has launched its 2014 Share Issue.  The company is looking to raise around £5 million through the fund raising.  The money raised through the share issue will be used by Triodos...
Energy & Renewables
Post on 23 Oct 2014
The decision in Eurokey In the recent case of Eurokey Recycling Ltd v Giles Insurance Brokers Ltd, Mr Justice Blair considered a broker's duty to advise its client's in relation to the level of business interruption insurance it required.  Eurokey Recycling Limited (Eurokey), a waste recycling...
Financial Services
Post on 22 Oct 2014
In R (on the application of Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd) v Financial Ombudsman Service Ltd the High Court ruled against the Financial Ombudsman Service ("FOS") for deciding it had jurisdiction to rule on a commercial claim brought against Bluefin.  The facts The Claimant, Bluefin, acted as...
Financial Services
Post on 22 Oct 2014
A recent report shows that former employees of a number of companies owned by the T&N group may have been exposed to asbestos during their work. Employees of companies including Federal-Mogul Ltd, TBA Ltd and T&N Ltd, who were exposed to asbestos and are suffering from an asbestos-related...
Medical Negligence
Education Solicitors
Post on 22 Oct 2014
The shortage of funding for school places should not come as surprise − the issue has been around for years.  It is a recurring theme caused by increasing numbers of children in our education system (through higher birth rates and immigration) with decreasing funding for school buildings. Couple...
Education
Post on 21 Oct 2014
The British Chamber of Commerce's (BCC) third quarterly economic survey of 2014 has sent out a cautious note in relation to the economy's growth rate, and the manufacturing sector in particular.  This is reflected in the survey's comments regarding manufacturing in 2015, which suggest that the...
Manufacturing
Post on 21 Oct 2014
A pioneering treatment in which regenerative cells are introduced into the spinal cord, developed by British and Polish doctors, has allowed a paralysed man to walk unaided for the first time. This represents the first example of a reversal of total spinal paralysis, and brings hope to the...
Medical Negligence
Michelmores, Law, Solicitors, Employment
Post on 20 Oct 2014
Anyone who works in HR will know how quickly changes come about in Employment Law, and how hard it is to keep up with them all. With that in mind, the Michelmores Employment Team has created a weekly newsletter that encapsulates the most significant Employment Law developments of the last 7 days....
Employment Law

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