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Modernising Lasting Powers of Attorney

22nd Jul 2022

Modernising Lasting Powers of Attorney  The government has announced that it will be introducing changes to the Lasting Power of Attorney ('LPAs') system. Aimed at making the process simpler, quicker and easier to use, the reforms have digitisation at their heart. In contrast to the paper for...

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Is long Covid a disability?

24th Jun 2022

A recent social media post by the Equality and Human Rights Commission will have raised some eyebrows. The organisation tweeted: “Discussions continue on whether ‘long Covid’ symptoms constitute a disability. Without case law or scientific consensus, EHRC does not recommend that &...

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Rachel Barr- 30 years milestone

26th May 2022

Many congratulations to Rachel Barr who celebrates her 30th anniversary at Barker Son & Isherwood LLP on 1st June 2022. Rachel first joined us on 1st June 1992 to embark on her legal career, qualifying as a Legal Executive in 1999 and gaining vast experience in the Litigation Department since t...

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The worrying rise of in-work poverty

22nd Apr 2022

As families digest the soaring energy prices that have taken hold, the rising cost of living looks set to bring significant ongoing challenges for people in the UK. And these will not be confined to home. While family life stands to be directly impacted, the pressures will inevitably spill over int...

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