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Injury claim for development of chronic pain syndrome image Client Story

Posted 16 April 2018

Injury claim for development of chronic pain syndrome

Miss Ritchie was a front seat passenger in a car, which was struck by another vehicle, resulting in a neck…

Brachers Trust Corporation - Managing financial & personal affairs image Client Story

Posted 05 April 2018

Brachers Trust Corporation - Managing financial & personal affairs

Following a catastrophic brain injury, Brachers now manages Sarah's personal and financial affairs for her.

Asbestos compensation claim - mesothelioma image Client Story

Posted 12 December 2017

Asbestos compensation claim - mesothelioma

Alan was a 64 year old printer from Rochester, Kent. He and his wife Barbara had been married for over…

Asbestos compensation claim - mesothelioma not lung cancer image Client Story

Posted 12 December 2017

Asbestos compensation claim - mesothelioma not lung cancer

Grahame was a 63 year old former Chatham dockyards ships’ fitter from Gillingham who had been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.…

Redundancy claim image Client Story

Posted 26 September 2017

Redundancy claim

Trade Union Recognition image Client Story

Posted 16 August 2017

Trade Union Recognition

The Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (UCATT) made an application to the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) for compulsory…

The European Works Council Election image Client Story

Posted 11 August 2017

The European Works Council Election

We acted for an international manufacturing business in the automotive industry.

The High Value TUPE Claim image Client Story

Posted 11 August 2017

The High Value TUPE Claim

We acted for an international manufacturing business in the automotive industry.

Sex discrimination in the workplace image Client Story

Posted 08 August 2017

Sex discrimination in the workplace

The employee, who was the only female employee employed in a department of our client’s business, brought a claim of sex…

The alleged breach of restrictions following termination of employment image Client Story

Posted 08 August 2017

The alleged breach of restrictions following termination of employment

Our client, the employee, was accused of breaching a number of fiduciary duties and contractual obligations both during and after…

Constructive Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Whistleblowing image Client Story

Posted 21 July 2017

Constructive Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Whistleblowing

Mesothelioma asbestos compensation BP oil refinery worker image Client Story

Posted 12 May 2017

Mesothelioma asbestos compensation BP oil refinery worker

Tragically, Mike from Rochester, Medway, Kent was diagnosed at Medway Hospital with fatal sarcomatoid mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure. He…

Future-Proofing: Brachers role in the growth and success of the Hadlow Group image Client Story

Posted 06 April 2017

Future-Proofing: Brachers role in the growth and success of the Hadlow Group

The key legal considerations when hiring out your venue image Client Story

Posted 28 March 2017

The key legal considerations when hiring out your venue

Spring Budget 2017 image Client Story

Posted 08 March 2017

Spring Budget 2017

Latest on business rates following 2017 Budget image Client Story

Posted 08 March 2017

Latest on business rates following 2017 Budget

Unclaimed assets total £1billion image Client Story

Posted 03 March 2017

Unclaimed assets total £1billion

Effective child maintenance payments image Client Story

Posted 02 March 2017

Effective child maintenance payments

Trending Topic What Brexit means for divorce image Client Story

Posted 23 February 2017

What Brexit means for divorce

How could Brexit have an affect on separation and divorce in England and Wales?

Defended Divorce is it ‘Just?’ image Client Story

Posted 15 February 2017

Defended Divorce is it ‘Just?’

Draft guidance on managing gender pay reporting image Client Story

Posted 09 February 2017

Draft guidance on managing gender pay reporting

Time off work to attend religious festivals – Discrimination or not? image Client Story

Posted 07 February 2017

Time off work to attend religious festivals – Discrimination or not?

Supreme Court offers little substantial guidance on reasonable adjustments duty image Client Story

Posted 23 January 2017

Supreme Court offers little substantial guidance on reasonable adjustments duty

Do your business’ employment documents reflect the reality of the situation? image Client Story

Posted 16 January 2017

Do your business’ employment documents reflect the reality of the situation?

Recognition of our expertise in asbestos and industrial disease image Client Story

Posted 13 January 2017

Recognition of our expertise in asbestos and industrial disease

British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey for Q4 2016 shows sustained uptick image Client Story

Posted 13 January 2017

British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey for Q4 2016 shows sustained uptick

What is on the horizon for employment law in 2017 and how can employers prepare? image Client Story

Posted 06 January 2017

What is on the horizon for employment law in 2017 and how can employers prepare?

Holistic financial planning approach image Client Story

Posted 29 November 2016

Holistic financial planning approach

Margaret had inherited a large capital sum from her late father’s estate. She was keen to utilise the capital to help…

Self-employed worker accident claim against occupier image Client Story

Posted 11 November 2016

Self-employed worker accident claim against occupier

Brachers acted in a personal injury claim for a 68 year old self-employed painter and decorator (Mr R) from Dartford,…

Mesothelioma asbestos compensation for cable engineer’s widow image Client Story

Posted 11 November 2016

Mesothelioma asbestos compensation for cable engineer’s widow

We first met Michael and his wife Susan fourteen months after his mesothelioma diagnosis at our Medway asbestos compensation clinic.…

Compensation for widow of mesothelioma victim image Client Story

Posted 11 August 2016

Compensation for widow of mesothelioma victim

Tripping accident - shoulder fracture treatment & compensation image Client Story

Posted 26 July 2016

Tripping accident - shoulder fracture treatment & compensation

Tripping accident- compensation for knee injury despite council denials image Client Story

Posted 22 July 2016

Tripping accident- compensation for knee injury despite council denials

Compensation for cruise holiday tripping accident image Client Story

Posted 06 June 2016

Compensation for cruise holiday tripping accident

Mrs R fractured her ankle in a tripping accident on holiday on a cruise ship. She was in the canteen…

Spinal & psychiatric injury claim from accident at work image Client Story

Posted 27 May 2016

Spinal & psychiatric injury claim from accident at work

Mr R from Chatham, Medway, Kent was injured in an accident at work as a mini bus driver, transporting patients…

Passenger’s spinal injury compensation after sudden braking image Client Story

Posted 19 April 2016

Passenger’s spinal injury compensation after sudden braking

Amputation injury victim - we help find him a new career and get compensation image Client Story

Posted 03 April 2016

Amputation injury victim - we help find him a new career and get compensation

Daniel (in his early 20s) from Minster made a successful compensation claim for an amputation injury suffered when working as…

Compensatory limits to increase image Client Story

Posted 11 March 2016

Compensatory limits to increase

Tribunals’ Annual Report – What significant changes has the last year brought to Employment law? image Client Story

Posted 11 March 2016

Tribunals’ Annual Report – What significant changes has the last year brought to Employment law?

Discontinuing childcare vouchers during maternity leave was not discriminatory image Client Story

Posted 11 March 2016

Discontinuing childcare vouchers during maternity leave was not discriminatory

Mohamud -v- WM Morrisons Supermarkets PLC – A Landmark decision on Vicarious Liability image Client Story

Posted 03 March 2016

Mohamud -v- WM Morrisons Supermarkets PLC – A Landmark decision on Vicarious Liability

Pension auto-enrolment triggers and qualifying earnings bands announced image Client Story

Posted 01 March 2016

Pension auto-enrolment triggers and qualifying earnings bands announced

Trader unfairly dismissed despite allegedly sharing confidential information image Client Story

Posted 18 February 2016

Trader unfairly dismissed despite allegedly sharing confidential information

Lifting heavy weights as part of warehouse work can be “normal day to day activities” image Client Story

Posted 16 February 2016

Lifting heavy weights as part of warehouse work can be “normal day to day activities”

Gender pay reporting – regulations intended to come into force in October 2016 image Client Story

Posted 15 February 2016

Gender pay reporting – regulations intended to come into force in October 2016

Mesothelioma asbestos compensation for electrician’s widow image Client Story

Posted 08 February 2016

Mesothelioma asbestos compensation for electrician’s widow

George from Rochester tragically died of mesothelioma due to his asbestos exposure following over 40 years working for Seeboard as…

Government publishes draft legislation introducing apprenticeship levy image Client Story

Posted 05 February 2016

Government publishes draft legislation introducing apprenticeship levy

The National Living Wage will apply to workers aged over 25 years from 1 April 2016 image Client Story

Posted 29 January 2016

The National Living Wage will apply to workers aged over 25 years from 1 April 2016

New code of practice on Smart Working introduced image Client Story

Posted 29 January 2016

New code of practice on Smart Working introduced

Government to get access to NHS sick note records image Client Story

Posted 29 January 2016

Government to get access to NHS sick note records

Commercial and NHS Contracts Team Experience image Client Story

Posted 03 January 2016

Commercial and NHS Contracts Team Experience

Employment & HR for GPs Team Experience image Client Story

Posted 03 January 2016

Employment & HR for GPs Team Experience

GP Premises Team Experience image Client Story

Posted 03 January 2016

GP Premises Team Experience

Medway plumber’s industrial disease claim image Client Story

Posted 05 November 2015

Medway plumber’s industrial disease claim

The mesothelioma was thought to have been caused by unprotected exposure to asbestos lagging in his employment as a plumber/central…

Medway asbestos disease lung cancer compensation image Client Story

Posted 19 August 2015

Medway asbestos disease lung cancer compensation

John from Sittingbourne was in his 60s when he was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer at Medway Hospital. It…

Low Pay Commission consultation on national minimum wage rates image Client Story

Posted 05 August 2015

Low Pay Commission consultation on national minimum wage rates

At the end of July the Low Pay Commission (LPC) opened a consultation seeking views on the proposed changes to…

HMRC published discussion document to improve efficiency of IR35 tax arrangements image Client Story

Posted 04 August 2015

HMRC published discussion document to improve efficiency of IR35 tax arrangements

Government launch a consultation on preventing misuse of the term “apprentice” and “apprenticeship” image Client Story

Posted 31 July 2015

Government launch a consultation on preventing misuse of the term “apprentice” and “apprenticeship”

The Government has defined the key characteristics of an approved English apprenticeship to ensure that these deliver key outcomes, real…

Jeremy Corbyn has released his ‘Working with Women’ manifesto image Client Story

Posted 29 July 2015

Jeremy Corbyn has released his ‘Working with Women’ manifesto

Jeremy Corbyn, now one of the front runners in the leadership race, has today vowed to tackle ‘everyday sexism’ if he…

Consultation on temporary workers covering strike workers image Client Story

Posted 21 July 2015

Consultation on temporary workers covering strike workers

There are currently regulations in place which prevent agencies from supplying companies with temporary workers to cover for striking workers…

Government launches plan to limit strikes image Client Story

Posted 15 July 2015

Government launches plan to limit strikes

The government today (15 July 2015) has introduced reforms to strengthen strike laws.

Employers impacted by Operation Stack – what can you do? image Client Story

Posted 13 July 2015

Employers impacted by Operation Stack – what can you do?

So far it has not been a good summer of the roads with severe disruption caused in Kent by Operation…

“Making a Difference” - Dan & Mary image Client Story

Posted 28 April 2015

“Making a Difference” - Dan & Mary

“Educating Kent” - Hadlow College image Client Story

Posted 28 April 2015

“Educating Kent” - Hadlow College

“Counting Down To Success” - Watchfinder image Client Story

Posted 28 April 2015

“Counting Down To Success” - Watchfinder

“All Wrapped Up” - London Fancy Box image Client Story

Posted 28 April 2015

“All Wrapped Up” - London Fancy Box

“A Tasty Deal” - Kent Crisps image Client Story

Posted 28 April 2015

“A Tasty Deal” - Kent Crisps

“A Healthy Future” - Benenden Hospital image Client Story

Posted 28 April 2015

“A Healthy Future” - Benenden Hospital

Research reveals one in five couples are planning to start divorce proceedings in January 2015 image Client Story

Posted 14 January 2015

Research reveals one in five couples are planning to start divorce proceedings in January 2015

A recent survey has found that one in five couples are planning to start divorce proceedings in January 2015.

When it comes to divorce, does age matter? image Client Story

Posted 06 January 2015

When it comes to divorce, does age matter?

The simple answer to this question is yes the procedures and processes would be the same for both a couple…

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