Posted by Paul Rumley, Partner
Chatbots have been applied to a range of situations throughout the world, from customer advice to supporting refugees in Lebanon who have PTSD, but the education sector has been slow to adopt the technology.
The Office of the Public Guardian is dealing with an increasing number of Lasting Powers of Attorney applications for registration. Unfortunately, there will always be cases of misuse and abuse where trust is involved. Here are steps that can be taken to minimise the risk of misuse or abuse if you make a Lasting Power of Attorney.
As 2018 comes to an end, reports suggest that it’s not all doom and gloom in the retail industry.
How safe would you feel stranded in a broken down vehicle, or attending an emergency, on a motorway with no hard shoulder?
The Government has been criticised for awarding Seaborne Freight (UK) Limited a contract to provide cross-channel freight services in the event of a no-deal Brexit despite Seaborne Freight having never previously operated a ferry service. It has now been widely reported that Seaborne’s supply of services terms appear to be in relation to a food delivery service rather than freight services causing embarrassment for Seaborne and the Government.
There has been a recent increase in cohabiting couples marrying at the last minute. So-called ‘deathbed weddings’ are to ensure that the surviving partner receives financial support when their spouse dies. The problem is that cohabiting couples are not treated the same as couples who are married or in a Civil Partnership, and could therefore suffer some shocking consequences as a result.
Oxford and Cambridge are accused of “bankrupt moral leadership” by senior academics for choosing to keep the Default Retirement Age (DRA) despite its abolition in 2011.
With increasing pressure on A&E departments across the country, Stephanie Maggs from our medical negligence team asks: what can hospitals and patients do to try and reduce the strain?
In the recent Court of Appeal case of Rashid v Nasrullah  EWCA Civ 2685 the Court considered whether a registered proprietor of the property could successfully claim adverse possession (sometimes known as squatters rights) of land which had been fraudulently transferred to him.
Last month, Jennifer Seavor and Rachel James from our Industrial Diseases team attended the launch of the South West Asbestos Support and Awareness Group (SWASAG).
Aaron Collins-Tomas, owner of TONIQ has been working as a personal trainer in and around Bath for over twelve years. Formerly the lead trainer at prestigious members’ club and hotel Babington House and now running his own boutique gym studio TONIQ Life in the Apthorpe Centre, he is a familiar face to many in the city.