Cold calling – Britain starts fighting back
Alan Titchmarsh Show / In the News / Legal Topics

Cold calling – Britain starts fighting back

In my first weekly appearance on The Alan Titchmarsh Show I joined journalist Fiona Foster to discuss the growing problem of cold calling, especially for the elderly and vulnerable (view below).  New research Which? suggests that in June this year, an estimated 700million nuisance calls were received by people in the UK.  Calls range from live … Continue reading

Dismissed buttock-tweeting rugby star awarded £150,000 damages
Employment Issues / Social Media

Dismissed buttock-tweeting rugby star awarded £150,000 damages

A Yorkshire rugby star sacked after a photo of a teammate’s bottom appeared on his Twitter feed has been awarded almost £150,000 for wrongful dismissal following a hearing in Leeds. Keith Mason has been awarded significant damages after his former Rugby Super League club Huddersfield Giants, for which he had played seven seasons, dismissed him … Continue reading

Will Legal Apprenticeships be a Bar to social mobility?
Solicitors Journal

Will Legal Apprenticeships be a Bar to social mobility?

Kevin Poulter sees solicitors adapting to austere times and firms nurturing the very best of our future lawyers, but is the Bar prepared to do the same? Last month saw the sixth National Apprenticeship Week and the formal launch of the Higher Apprenticeship in Legal Services, supported by Skills for Justice and the National Apprenticeship … Continue reading