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Jun 2017

Chadwick Lawrence Managing Partner becomes Trustee of Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Neil Wilson, Managing Partner of Chadwick Lawrence solicitors, has been named an official trustee of Leeds Rhinos Foundation. Following a decade long partnership with both Leeds Rhinos Rugby Club and the Leeds Rhinos Foundation as official legal partner, Neil was invited to become a trustee of Leeds Rhinos Foundation, the rugby club’s official charity in…

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27
Jun 2017

Residential Nil Rate Band: what is it?

The Residential Nil Rate Band, or RNRB for short, came into effect for deaths occurring from the 6th April 2017 and is an additional allowance for Inheritance Tax (IHT) for property. When a person dies the first £325,000 of their estate (or £650,000 for married couples) is tax free; anything else on top of this…

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27
Jun 2017

‘Colossal’ NHS mail mistake puts over 1,700 patients at risk

Following a review by the National Audit Office, it has emerged that thousands of patient records have been left to pile up in a warehouse, with cancer test results being amongst the documents that were missing. The company responsible for the mix-up, NHS Shared Business Services (SBS), is part-owned by the Department of Health, and…

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27
Jun 2017

Christie Cancer Hospital takes delivery of first NHS proton beam therapy machine

The machine will shortly arrive at Christie Hospital in Manchester and will be available from August 2018, meaning patients needing the therapy will no longer have to travel abroad for the treatment. Proton beam therapy (PBT) uses charged particles, rather than x-rays, to deliver radiotherapy for cancer patients, allowing high energy protons to target tumours…

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27
Jun 2017

Fair Process and Failure to Provide Witness Evidence

In a recent case the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether it was incorrect for a tribunal to find that an employee’s dismissal was fair when the employer had failed to call witness evidence of the appeal stage of the process followed at the hearing. When considering whether a dismissal is unfair, once the employer…

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27
Jun 2017

Shared Parental Pay and Sex Discrimination

The Employment Tribunal (ET) was recently tasked with deciding whether an employee should receive the same pay entitlements to a female employee taking maternity leave. The employee alleged direct and indirect sex discrimination in relation to the employer’s practices. The employee transferred to the employer in 2013. Female employees who transferred were entitled to 14…

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