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Official Secrets Act

Posted: 22 August

The Official Secrets Act 1911-1989 (OSA) provides the main legal protection in the UK against espionage and the unauthorised disclosure of official information. The OSA 1989 makes it an offence for members and former members of the security and...

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Regulations and entitlement of a Police Officer part 2

Posted: 16 August

Following on from my previous blog concerning the first half of the Police Conduct Regulations up until the stage a Complaint Notice was received by an Officer, I have put together a summary of the next stages of the...

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Extreme Heat – Know your rights as an employee and your duties as an employer.

Posted: 11 August

The Health and Safety Executive has published advice in relation to working in extreme heat that the UK is currently experiencing. We set out below the headlines and duties of both an employee and employer. Rights of an...

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Police misconduct – An initial overview.

Posted: 27 July

 Introduction  Many professional occupations have schemes in place to regulate conduct and discipline procedures – barristers, solicitors, doctors, nurses, teachers and the police to name but a few. In broad terms the aim of the procedures is not to...

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Health and Safety statistics- unpacked

Posted: 18 July

Non-fatal Work-Related Injuries In Great Britain, statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive show that in 2020/21 there were 1.7 million workers who suffered from a work-related illness. This includes: 822,000 workers that suffered from work-related stress, depression,...

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Inheritance tax – The Importance of Lifetime Planning

Posted: 14 July

HMRC Recent Figures…. It was recently revealed by the HM Revenue & Customs that Inheritance Tax receipts during April 2022 totalled an eye-watering £0.5 billion. This is £10 million higher than during the same period in 2021. This soar...

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The most significant change in the divorce law since 1973

Posted: 06 July

April 6th 2022 saw the long-awaited introduction of a ‘no-fault’ divorce, dispensing with the use of the five known facts, establishing irretrievable breakdown, and removing the ability to make allegations about your spouse’s conduct. For the first time it...

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THB Banking and Payment Policy

Posted: 23 May

Can we please remind all of our clients to be vigilant when making payments to THB. We will not change our bank details during your transaction. If you are not making a card payment using our secure payment facility...

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Diversity Data for 2021

Posted: 28 July

In accordance with SRA regulations we collect annual Diversity information which is published here and forms part of the wider SRA strategy to develop diversity across the profession. Please use this link to download our diversity information for 2021....

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THB Solicitors Recognised by Willaid

Posted: 18 June

Each year THB Solicitors helps to raise money for Willaid by writing wills for free in exchange for a charitable donation to Willaid. THB Solicitors have been participating in Willaid since 2012 and since that time we have managed...

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Expert legal advice with extra care

Why should I use a Lifetime Lawyer? Our Carly Dartnell is a proud Accredited...

- 16 February 2024

Grandparents rights with Social Services

Unless you have Parental Responsibility for your grandchild through a Child Arrangements Order or...

- 16 February 2024

Social Services and the Emergency Removal of Children

Social Services may be applying to the Court for an Order to protect your...

- 07 February 2024