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Resolution's Good Divorce Week 2018

Kathryn Moggs
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Resolution is a body of family lawyers and other professionals who aim to provide a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family matters whilst also campaigning for improvements to the family justice system. In a Resolution led campaign, ‘Good...

New Rules for Influencers from the Advertising Standards Authority

Simon Porter
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The advertising landscape changes quickly; those in the industry are constantly looking for novel and captivating ways to reach their desired audiences. This has led to an influx of brands working with ‘ influencers’ to promote various products...

Corporate and Commercial heavy weight joins BakerLaw

Amanda Glover
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We are delighted to strengthen our Corporate and Commercial department with the appointment of Simon Porter as Head of Corporate and Commercial. As a recommended solicitor in The Legal 500 with over 25 years of experience, Simon has been described as having...

What do you need to establish to prove disability under the Equality Act 2010?

Emily Yeardley
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To be considered disabled, you must have a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on your ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. People who suffer from cancer, HIV or multiple sclerosis are...

Unmarried couples: the rights of their children

Kathryn Moggs
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The rights of the children of unmarried parents are forever changed after a landmark ruling in the Supreme Court. Facts A mother of four, Siobhan McLaughlin, lost her long-term partner of 23 years in 2014. The couple had never been married but did,...

Could the menopause be a disability under the Equality Act 2010?

Emily Yeardley
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Today marks World Menopause Day, a day designed to raise awareness for women who face health issues when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. With three quarters of women saying that the menopause caused them to change their life and over half say...

Best Professional Services Firm 2018

Amanda Glover
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The  Surrey Business Awards took place last week at Epsom Downs Racecourse and we are delighted to announce that BakerLaw won the Award for 'Best Professional Services Firm’. The awards ceremony was hosted by well-known comedian and host of...

Proposals designed to increase workplace flexibility

Andrew Peters
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The government is considering introducing a duty on employers to consider whether a job can be performed flexibly, and to make that clear when advertising. The potential introduction of further flexibility within the workplace is designed to support those...

World Mental Health Day - Could a four-day working week help reduce stress in the workplace?

Emily Yeardley
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The World Health Organisation  recognises World Mental Health Day every year on the 10 th October. This day is designed to raise awareness of mental health conditions and how it can affect people’s lives. A recent survey conducted by charity,...

Success at the Surrey Law Society Awards 2018

Amanda Glover
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The inaugural Surrey Law Society Awards took place last week at the Mandolay Hotel in Guildford and BakerLaw were proud to be in attendance as nominees. BakerLaw had the honour of being nominated for the 'Business Growth' Award and 'Law Firm of...

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