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Royds Withy King donates £103,000 to charity partners -

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Royds Withy King is delighted to announce it has donated £103,000 to its 2019-2021 charity partners.

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The Vaccine Vortex: navigating the storm - Zoom, Wednesday 31 March

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In an ever changing and both hugely sensitive and important area of our work, we look at key employment law issues relating to the Covid-19 vaccination which Deputies and their case managers need now be alert to when managing care teams.

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How GCs can develop their business skills to be effective leaders - Zoom, Thursday 13 May 2021

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We’re delighted to announce our next In conversation with… Dr Catherine McGregor, author of Business Thinking in Practice for In-House Counsel: Taking Your Seat at the Table.

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Webinar: the sleep-in case judgment - Zoom, Friday 19 March 2021

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Royds Withy King’s Health & Social Care team will be running a webinar on Friday 19th March dedicated to the Supreme Court judgment in the highly publicised Mencap sleep-in case.

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Webinar: Agribusiness and the rural economy - Zoom, Thursday 25 March 2021

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The unintended consequences of Covid-19: some of the positive effects it is having on agribusiness and the rural economy

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Webinar: IR35 changes – what you need to know - Zoom, Tuesday 2 March 2021

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Changes to IR35, commonly known as the off-payroll working rules, are coming from 6 April. Join us for an Interactive HR Hub on Tuesday 2 March to learn when IR35 applies, how it affects employers, and what you can do to prepare for the changes.

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Social care webinar: Essential HR and employment law update - Zoom, Tuesday 23 February 2021

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Royds Withy King’s Health & Social Care team are pleased to invite you to our webinar providing a practical update and guidance on how to tackle the current HR and employment law challenges in the care sector.

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25 February online event: Issues which may occur related to direct employment - Online

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Maria Meek will be speaking about issues which may occur related to direct employment in one of BABICM’s ‘Care Packages: Funding, Forming and Faux Pas’ online events.

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World Lung Day – 25 September 2020 -

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Did you know that 1.6 million people die from lung cancer every year, making it the most deadly cancer of them all? Whilst most deaths are related to smoking, many are also caused by environmental exposure and, of course, exposure to asbestos. As well as lung cancer, there are various other forms of respiratory disease, including asthma and COVID-19.

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Why do asbestos solicitors appeal for witnesses on social media? -

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Due to the nature of asbestos-related diseases and the fact that they tend to develop decades after asbestos exposure has occurred it can often be difficult to find the evidence required to prove a legal claim. This is sometimes even more difficult when we are handling a fatal case, where the person with the asbestos-related disease has sadly died and was not able to provide a witness statement in their lifetime.

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E-cigarettes, lung cancer & contributory negligence: what’s the deal when making a claim for personal injury? -

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It has been long since known that exposure to both asbestos and cigarette smoke can cause lung cancer, both together and separately. It has been widely publicised since the 1970s that there is a link between smoking and severe lung damage, with ever increasing public health advice to give up smoking.

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Bannister v Freemans Plc: What does it mean for mesothelioma claimants? -

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In May of this year, the High Court handed down judgment in the case of Bannister v Freemans Plc, which has brought with it some concerning themes for mesothelioma claimants.

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