Slips, Trips and Falls in Public Places  

Chloe BeeversInjury & Medical Negligence, Site News, Site News, Site News

Slips, Trips & Falls | Morrish Solicitors

During the Autumn and Winter months slips, trips and falls in public places increase for several reasons; there is less daylight, more rainfall and cold weather conditions cause snow and ice.   The bleak weather conditions during Autumn and Winter increases the risk of having a slip, trip or fall in public places. In this article, our experienced Personal Injury Solicitors explain what to do … Read More

Shackleton, Wintle and Lane Limited Enters Administration

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Cheltenham-based plumbing, heating and electrical company, Shackleton, Wintle and Lane Limited (SW&L) has entered administration, making 69 employees redundant. Shackleton, Wintle and Lane Limited Protective Award Claim If you worked at Shackleton, Wintle and Lane Limited and have lost your job as a result of the administration, you could claim up to 13 weeks’ gross pay by making a Protective … Read More

How to Protect Your Assets in a Divorce  

Chloe BeeversFamily Law, Family Law, Site News, Site News, Site News

How to Protect your Assets in a Divorce | Morrish Solicitors

Deciding to get a divorce from your partner can be a difficult and upsetting time. There are many factors you need to consider, including the financial aspect of the divorce, agreeing how the assets will be divided including what will happen to the family home.  You may feel it is unfair to divide your assets equally in the divorce settlement if you built-up significant assets before your marriage, or inherited your home from a loved one. In … Read More

Gender Pay Gap Widens and 10% of Employers Fail to Report 

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Despite growing pressure on businesses to improve on gender pay, analysis of employer’s submissions to the gender pay gap reporting service evidence 1 in 10 employers failed to submit their 2020-21 gender pay gap. This marks a 6.6% drop in the number of employers to use the reporting service.   The significant drop in the number of employers reporting their gender … Read More

80 Redundancies at NMCN Building Division

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

On Monday 5th October 2021, NMCN had filed notice of its intention to appoint administrators, Grant Thornton. Unfortunately, administrators have failed to find a buyer for the firm’s building division, which means 80 employees have been made redundant with immediate effect. NMCN Protective Award Claim If you worked at nmcn building division and have lost your job as a result … Read More

Kuhnel Graphics Ltd Protective Award Claim

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Kuhnel Graphics Ltd, a family-owned printing company based in Ossett, Wakefield has entered administration after a decline in orders due to the pandemic. The firm traded for approximately 50 years before entering administration and making 25 employees redundant. Former Employees of Kuhnel Graphics Ltd Could Make a Protective Award Claim If you worked at printing company Kuhnel Graphics Ltd and … Read More

Making Flexible Working the Default

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Consultations on ‘making flexible working the default’ and carer’s leave  ‘Making flexible working the default’  This consultation contains proposals to reform the flexible working regulations 2014, which extended the right to request a flexible working arrangement to all employees with 26 weeks’ continuous service.  This consultation seeks to go further, and give employees the right to flexible working from day one.  The Government states there is potential to turn the current … Read More

What to Do If I’m Knocked Off My Bike?

Chloe BeeversInjury & Medical Negligence, Site News, Site News, Site News

What to do if you're knocked off your bike - Morrish Solicitors

“I’ve been knocked off my bike, what should I do?” If you’re unfortunate enough to be knocked off your bike due to a road traffic accident, you may be in shock and angry especially if the accident wasn’t your fault. In this article our experienced Personal Injury Solicitors explain the steps you should take after you’ve been knocked off your … Read More

EVCL ʺChillʺ Enters Administration  

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Chilled food delivery group, EVCL ʺChillʺ, has entered administration due to severe driver shortages and loss of customers. The firm had 1,092 full-time employees. Administrators, PwC, said 658 jobs had been transferred leaving 434 jobs at risk of redundancy.   EVCL ʺChillʺ Protective Award Claim If you worked at EVCL Chill Ltd, EVCL One Limited, EVCL Two Limited or EVCL Three Limited, and either lose your job or are transferred to another employer as a result of the administration, you … Read More

Dedicated Legal Partner for NAEO Members

Chloe BeeversSite News, Site News, Site News, Trade Unions

Morrish Solicitors is extremely proud to announce we have been appointed as the National Association of Examinations Officers (NAEO) provider of legal services. The NAEO is a new professional association, which launched in September 2021 to represent and support the exams officer community. Legal Partner for NAEO Members Over the last 50 years, Morrish Solicitors has partnered with many professional … Read More

Daniel Kindell Promoted to Head of Employment Rights

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Morrish Solicitors Promotes Daniel Kindell to Head of Employment Rights  We are pleased to announce we have promoted partner, Daniel Kindell, to Head of Employment Rights. His promotion recognises Daniel’s outstanding contribution to both the firm and his clients, as well as the growing demand for Morrish’s Employment Rights services. After joining Morrish Solicitors in 2005 as a Legal Assistant and going on to complete his training contract with the … Read More

Difference Between Civil Partnerships and Marriage

Chloe BeeversFamily Law, Family Law, Site News, Site News, Site News

Difference between civil partnership & marriage | Morrish Solicitors

Over the years, there has been significant changes to the Marriage Act 1949 and Civil Partnership Act 2004. In this article, we look at the difference between civil partnerships and marriage. The Difference Between Civil Partnerships and Marriage What is a Civil Partnership? On 5th December 2005, the Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into force in the UK, meaning same-sex … Read More

Made Redundant Without Consultation

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Site News, Site News, Site News

Made Redundant Without Consultation | Morrish Solicitors

By law an employer must consult employees before making any redundancies. Even if you’re not at risk of redundancy yourself, your employer must still consult you. Failure to consult employees before making redundancies could mean employees can take their employer to an employment tribunal. In this article, our specialist Employment Solicitors explain what to do if you’ve been made redundant … Read More

Medical Negligence in Maternity Services

Chloe BeeversInjury & Medical Negligence, Site News, Site News, Site News

Medical Negligence in Maternity Services - Morrish Solicitors

The Maternity Services Survey 2019 conducted by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) highlights that many women have a positive experience of maternity services. However, in line with previous years, results still indicate poorer experience of some maternity services for many women postnatally compared to antenatal care and care during labour and birth.   The birth of a child should be a wonderful and life-changing time, the standard … Read More

Dawsons Music & Sound Protective Award Claim

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Site News, Site News, Site News

One of the oldest music retailers in the UK, Dawsons Music and Sound re-enters administration, making 48 employees redundant. Former Employees of Dawsons Music and Sound Could Claim Up To 90 Days’ Pay If you worked at retailer Dawsons Music and Sound and have lost your job because the company entered administration, you could claim up to 90 days’ pay … Read More

Sprintdeliver Enters Administration

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Site News, Site News, Site News

Derbyshire haulage company, Sprintdeliver has entered administration making 35 employees redundant, after struggling to find HGV drivers as a result of the Covid pandemic. Former Employees of Sprintdeliver Could Make a Protective Award Claim If you worked at haulage company Sprintdeliver and have lost your job because the company has gone into administration, you could claim up to 90 days’ … Read More

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace | Morrish Solicitors

Racial discrimination is when an individual is treated unfairly because of their race, or because of the race of another individual for example, their partner. ‘Race’ refers to an individual’s colour, nationality, citizenship, and ethnic/national origins. According to figures released from the Ministry of Justice and employment tribunals, race discrimination claims in the workplace increased by 4% in the past … Read More

Morrish Solicitors Makes Multiple Appointments as Demand Drives Growth

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Injury & Medical Negligence, Property, Site News, Site News, Site News

We are pleased to announce we have appointed a new Head of Property, Mark Laird, to our leadership team. The appointment recognises the firm’s growing demand and strengthens our position as one of Leeds’ leading independent law firms. Mark brings with him many years of experience working in property law. He qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2007 and … Read More

Long Covid

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Long Covid - Morrish Solicitors

What is long covid? People who have contracted Covid-19 generally fully recover within days or weeks.  However, some people suffer with symptoms for weeks and months after the initial infection.  This is called post Covid-19 syndrome or “long covid”. There are a broad range of symptoms, but the main ones are: Fatigue Difficulty concentrating/brain fog Muscle pain Shortness of breath … Read More

Menopause in the Workplace

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Employment Law Blog, Site News, Site News, Site News

Menopause in the workplace - Morrish Solicitors

What is the menopause? The menopause is when a woman stops having periods and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally. The menopause can also impact trans and non-binary people who may not identify as female. Menopause usually occurs between 45 and 55 years of age and the average age for a woman to reach the menopause is 51 in the … Read More

Record Number of Patients Waiting for Hospital Treatment

Chloe BeeversInjury & Medical Negligence, Site News, Site News, Site News

Record Number of Patients Waiting for Hospital Treatment | Morrish Solicitors

Figures show, a record number of patients were waiting for routine treatment at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust in June 2021. Patients Waiting for Hospital Treatment at Bradford Hospitals During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic many hospitals, healthcare clinics and GP surgeries changed their normal services and focused on preventing the spread of the virus, … Read More

The 5 Stages of Divorce Explained 

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The 5 Stages of Divorce Explained - Morrish Solicitors

Considering getting a divorce from your partner? Divorce is a complex area of law and can be confusing to many. Our clients often ask us what they need to do in order to get a divorce from their spouse. In this article our specialist Divorce Solicitors explain what are the 5 stages of divorce, to understand the process and what is required at each stage.   What are … Read More

Special and General Damages 

Morrish SolicitorsInjury & Medical Negligence, Site News, Site News, Site News

What are my damages claim worth? This is probably the most common and important question asked by a Claimant pursuing a personal injury claim. At the end of the day, it is the recovery of compensation for the injury and financial loss that is the primary purpose of such a claim.  Firstly, it is important to note that there is no automatic … Read More

The Complete Guide to Making an Accident at Work Claim

Chloe BeeversInjury & Medical Negligence, Site News, Site News, Site News

The Complete Guide to Making an Accident at Work Claim - Morrish Solicitors

Employers have a duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people within the workplace. However, accidents at work can and do happen. In the 2019/20 reporting year, data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) shows there were 693,000 non-fatal injuries sustained by workers in Great Britain. RIDDOR data reports also showed that 65,427 employees … Read More

AM Griffiths (AMG) Protective Award Claim

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Site News, Site News, Site News

A Wolverhampton construction firm, AM Griffiths (also known as AMG) has ceased trading, after calling administrators in. Former Employees of AM Griffiths Could Make a Protective Award Claim For Up To 90 Days’ Pay If you worked at construction firm AM Griffiths and have lost your job because the company has gone into administration, you could claim up to 90 … Read More

Garrandale Manufacturer Calls in Administrators

Chloe BeeversEmployment, Site News, Site News, Site News

Former Employees of Garrandale Could Make a Protective Award Claim For Up To 90 Days’ Pay If you worked at Derby manufacturing firm, Garrandale and have lost your job because the company has gone into administration, you could claim up to 90 days’ pay by making a Protective Award Claim. There is no minimum length of service required to make … Read More

FAO Patients Treated by Ian Paterson

Chloe BeeversInjury & Medical Negligence, Site News, Site News, Site News

New Compensation Scheme for patients of Ian Paterson A new compensation fund has been set up by Spire Healthcare for patients harmed by convicted surgeon Ian Paterson who have not already claimed compensation.  Morrish Solicitors’ team of specialist Medical Negligence Solicitors can act for Claimants applying for compensation from the fund. Convicted Surgeon Ian Paterson At the beginning of 2020, … Read More