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Apr 2018

Statement From Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors Regarding Zak Hardaker

Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors represented Rugby League player Zak Hardaker in a claim brought against him by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD). Following a one day hearing in front of the National Anti-Doping Panel, Zak Hardaker has been charged by UKAD with committing an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADVR) under Article 2.1 of the UK Anti-Doping Rules, namely that…

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26
Apr 2018

Dementia Friends Information Sessions

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting two Dementia Friends Information Sessions in May 2018 during this year’s annual Dementia Awareness Week. Dementia Friends is a social action movement led by the Alzheimer’s Society to raise awareness and to help those living with dementia remain a part of their community, improving understanding and…

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26
Apr 2018

New Practice Direction on Insolvency Proceedings in force on and from 25 April 2018

The eagerly awaited new Practice Direction on Insolvency Proceedings (PDIP 2018) has been published today, 25 April 2018, and will come into force with immediate effect. The PDIP 2018 replaces all previous practice directions, practice statements and notes relating to insolvency proceedings (although it does not affect other practice directions in the CPR, the Practice…

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20
Apr 2018

GDPR: what employers need to do after D-Day

Much of the publicity surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation has focused on what needs to be done in the run-up to 25 May 2018 when the new data protection regime comes into force.  However, it is what happens beyond this date that really matters because it is only when the processes and procedures introduced…

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18
Apr 2018

Leeds Teaching Hospitals amongst country’s worst performing trusts for A&E waiting times

Official figures have revealed that Accident & Emergency waiting times are at their worst level since records began, and experts are saying that many hospitals are still struggling to cope with the recent ‘eternal winter’. 29.1 per cent of Leeds Teaching Hospitals patients waited to be seen for four hours or longer last month. The…

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18
Apr 2018

NHS staffing crisis leaves more than 1,400 hospital beds empty

Figures obtained through freedom of information have revealed that 82 wards across the NHS have been moth-balled due to a lack of funding, enough to fill two hospitals. The number of empty beds in September 2017 had tripled in four years, 1,429 compared to 503 in September 2013. The Society for Acute Medicine’s president, Dr…

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