Working from home during the COVID 19 pandemic, or at any other time!

Whilst you may think it is an easy solution to say to your staff that they are all working from home whilst you weather the storm of COVID 19, you may not actually be able to impose working from home unless you have mobility clauses in your employees’ contracts. However whether you do or don’t […]

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Tonight I’m going to party like it’s 1999!

  I don’t know how many of you remember 1999, but it was also a year when we faced a degree of uncertainty and fear. For many, that uncertainty and fear related to whether the millennium bug was true or just scaremongering. Would all the computers in the world automatically turn off at midnight on […]

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Domestic violence and self-isolating concerns

As the government has now advised people to stay indoors as much as they can, of course this has raised concern from domestic violence groups for what this means for victims. End Violence Against Women Coalition told HuffPost UK. “The many ramifications of the outbreak may also mean that women and their children could find […]

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Are you now spending more time with your ex than you would’ve liked to?

Unfortunately, there are many couples that are separating that still live together because of financial reasons (for example). Due to recent events contact for these separating couples may be prolonged even more, as they now most likely have to work from home together and possibly be quarantined together! If you are one of those people […]

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Has your property left you in a sticky situation?

As I am sure you are all aware the UK Government has been taking action and bringing in many temporary measures to assist UK citizens during this crisis. What you may not be aware of is that the UK Government accidentally published changes to abortion law on Monday. These were supposedly approved by the secretary […]

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Trump, Disease and Discrimination

We are now in a lockdown and as a result, most of us are going to be spending more time at home than ever before. As a result, I thought I’d write an article here and there to inform and maybe even entertain. I thought that I would start with the elephant in the room. […]

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Co-parenting through Corona

Co parenting after a separation or divorce can often be a bit of a minefield especially at first, although in our experience, given time, things settle down into a routine. At the moment, of course, getting into a routine in such uncertain circumstances can be harder, and a difficult situation is made much much worse […]

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The Aliens Have Landed!

OK, I know the aliens haven’t really landed, but if you were brave enough to walk around Oxford Circus or Leicester Square this weekend, I bet it felt like they had!  And clearly some people think that alien invasion is possible. Some years ago, I completed a summer placement and was asked to do a basic […]

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You Get What You Pay For

  In my experience, both personal and professional, there can be quite a difference between getting a good deal (i.e. where you get a good product or service at a reduced rate) and getting something less than you want, because you can’t/won’t pay for the real thing. If you buy a knock off handbag, it […]

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Time travel is possible

I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of time travel.  The concept that you could go back and redo something.  Or not do it at all! But it never occurred to me that it was really possible until today.  At the time of writing this, I am on the 9.22 from Watford to Euston, even […]

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