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Girl awarded £2.8m after syringe mix-up caused brain damage

A 10-year-old girl has been awarded £2.8m compensation after she was left brain damaged because doctors injected her brain with glue. A 10-year-old girl has been awarded £2.8m compensation after she was left brain damaged because doctors injected her brain with glue. Maisha Najeeb was being ....

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Hospital failed to diagnose rugby player’s injury

A 25-year-old man has been awarded £12,000 compensation after doctors failed to diagnose a fracture in his scaphoid, a small bone between the hand and wrist. A 25-year-old man has been awarded £12,000 compensation after doctors failed to diagnose a fracture in his scaphoid, a small bone between....

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Man awarded £1.5m after losing leg because of misdiagnosis

A man has received £1.5m compensation after his leg was amputated because doctors failed to correctly diagnose and treat his condition. A man has received £1.5m compensation after his leg was amputated because doctors failed to correctly diagnose and treat his condition. The man, 59, was adm....

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Widow awarded £12,500 after GP admits negligence

A widow has received £12,500 after a doctor admitted he had been negligent in treating her husband who had died of cancer. A widow has received £12,500 after a doctor admitted he had been negligent in treating her husband who had died of cancer. The woman’s husband had visited his GP after....

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Facebook driver sacked unfairly

A driver who was sacked after criticising his employers on Facebook has won his claim of unfair dismissal. Niall Kass was angry because he had been stopped by police while driving a vehicle for Perthshire company Gillies and Mackay Ltd. He was issued with a £60 fixed penalty because the vehicle’s....

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Divorce – Full and Frank Disclosure

There has been quite extensive media coverage relating to the divorce of millionaire property developer Scot Young and his wife Michelle. Michelle Young claims that her husband has a substantial fortune of hundreds of millions of pounds. Scot Young’s case is that he has lost all of his money and t....

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Number of new UK businesses continues to soar

More than 102,000 new businesses were set up in the UK last year, according to the latest government figures. More than 102,000 new businesses were set up in the UK last year, according to the latest government figures. The total number of businesses now stands at a record level of 4.9million.....

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Government help for women starting and growing businesses

Female entrepreneurs are being helped to grow their businesses by a new set of government schemes. The measures are part of the Small Business: GREAT Ambition campaign which aims to help small businesses survive and thrive as the economy continues to recover. Part of the campaign is targeted s....

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New law makes it easier to protect intellectual property

Businesses will be able to protect their intellectual property rights more effectively across Europe and the rest of the world as new legislation comes into effect. The Intellectual Property Act received the Royal Assent on 14 May. One of its key features is that it enables the UK to implement th....

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The difference between soap operas and real life

The recent storyline in Coronation Street involving domestic abuse is no doubt aimed to raise awareness of this issue, particularly for male victims like Tyrone. In addition to being the victim of an abusive relationship, poor Tyrone doesn’t have Parental Responsibility for his daughter Ruby and h....

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Government vows to ‘help firms to start-up and scale-up’

A new Bill to help small businesses is being introduced by the government. The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill contains several measures designed to make it easier for small firms to thrive. They include: •           Strengthening the rules on director disqualificati....

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Child Maintenance changes – what you need to know

The Child Support Agency has been in existence for nearly 20 years now and it has undergone many changes in that time.  There have been lots of well publicised problems.  Some more changes are coming and if you are in the process of separating or are already separated then there are several things....

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