The unexpected risks of exercise

Exercise: its benefits are rightly touted but there are certain associated risks that tend not to be mentioned by many. Aside from the usual injuries that can happen in any sport, such as pulled muscles, there are other – somewhat unexpected – ways you could be hurt while getting active. Lockdown activity levels During lockdown, […]

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How to navigate a divorce during a world pandemic

2020 has been a difficult year. Whatever area of life you look at, Covid-19 has in some shape or form had an impact. Experts estimate that around 24% of the UK’s work force faces redundancy, with country-wide economic activity down 30% from the month before lock-downs were enforced. Businesses are struggling, relationships are under unprecedented […]

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How are UK online bingo sites regulated?

When it comes to online bingo, many people do not realise how much is involved from the operator side before they are allowed to start using their site and playing the various games. This is because bingo sites and gambling sites as a whole should be licensed before they can start offering their services to […]

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The risk of manual handling injuries

Manual handling injuries are some of the most common you can suffer as an employee. Among the most frustrating aspects of these injuries is that although they can be some of the most painful, they can also frequently be prevented. Most likely to be injured The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work points […]

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Coronavirus and renting: know your rights

The UK is facing a renting crisis, with 1 in 8 tenants unable to meet monthly rental fees in full, a new report has revealed. Statistics gathered by campaign group Generation Rent point towards a growing rent debt crisis across the country, fuelled by job losses and reduced income. According to the group, around 320,000 […]

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Covid’s impact on care homes

Care homes have rarely been out of the news in 2020. When the pandemic began, it didn’t take long for scientists to work out that the elderly were more vulnerable to Covid-19. This meant that care homes had to suddenly take action to prevent residents contracting the virus and becoming seriously unwell. The effect on […]

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Why more solicitors are working remotely

There’s no avoiding it: Covid-19 has transformed the country’s legal system. From virtual civil proceedings to the rapidly growing backlog of live court cases, the past six months have forced the industry through an intense period of adjustment. On top of the practical issues the virus has created, firms throughout the UK are buckling under […]

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The regulations that make the UK gambling industry safe

The UK may have been a late bloomer in terms of legalising gambling compared to other European countries. But after the emergence of the first casino in the 60s, The Gaming Act of 1968 has set the rules of gambling, allowing more casinos to form in the UK, and from it, the UK gambling industry […]

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What to do in the event of an injury in the workplace

When you go to work, you expect to be entering a safe space that’s optimized for hard work and concentration. So, it always comes as quite a shock when you sustain an injury while in the office – or elsewhere in a place of work. This article is written to help you understand what to […]

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Motorcycles increasing in popularity through lockdown

Motorcycles are becoming more popular, with the coronavirus pandemic causing public transport to present a risk to those using it. A solitary mode of transport, motorcycles and motored scooters can get people to work and the essential shops far more economically than cars. This makes them appealing to those who previously relied on the bus […]

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