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Coronavirus and its damage to the health of businesses

Published on 21 February 2020. By Chloe Scott, Trainee Solicitor

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Coronavirus (nCoV) has dominated the headlines since the first case was confirmed on 19 January 2020. The virus has spread to every region in mainland China. Cases have also been reported in Australia, France, the US, the UK and Japan, among other countries. As the death toll continues to rise and scientists work under pressure to create a vaccine, it is evident that the world is facing a health crisis. But what about the impact it is having on business?

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Health and safety update September 2019

Published on 01 October 2019. By Nick McMahon, Head of Health and Safety and Gavin Reese, Partner and Mamata Dutta, Legal Director and Chloe Scott, Trainee Solicitor

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Welcome to our September 2019 health and safety update where we look at the health and safety stories that have recently hit the headlines as well as the latest fines and sentences that have been handed down.

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"Alexa, my symptoms areā€¦"

Published on 17 July 2019. By Chloe Scott, Trainee Solicitor

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Amazon has announced that Alexa will now provide its users medical advice directly from the NHS website. This blog looks at the potential impacts of this change.

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Is it time for a three day weekend?

Published on 17 July 2019. By Chloe Scott, Trainee Solicitor

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Reducing the number of days in work was an idea first explored by John Maynard Keynes in 1930 when he predicted that in the next 100 years the working week would only be 15 hours. Whilst his prediction has yet to come to fruition, an increasing number of businesses are switching to a four day week in light of claims of increased productivity and staff happiness.

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