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By MTA Solicitors on 08/09/2015 01:13:00 PM

If your rented property is falling into disrepair, what can you do? Disrepair within your home can cause illness, inconvenience, stress and even damage to your personal belongings. Your landlord has a legal obligation to maintain the property to a certain standard.

By MTA Solicitors on 25/08/2015 10:00:00 AM
A recent report from invoice finance specialist Bibby Financial Services has revealed that 51% of firms have to wait more than 30 days to receive payment from suppliers.  This shows a 9% jump in the second quarter in 2015 against the same period last year. Around 5 million of the country’s smaller firms are owed an estimated £26.8 million in overdue payments.
By MTA Solicitors on 22/06/2015 10:51:00 AM
It is a common notion that all businesses need to protect their intellectual property such as copyrights, trademarks, patents and designs. The need to protect your IP has never been more crucial with a quarter of UK small businesses being violated within the last five years.
By MTA Solicitors on 22/06/2015 08:38:00 AM
It can often be heart-breaking to have to watch a family member or a close friend suffer and be let down, unable to do anything about it due to an illness or mental incapacity. However there is something that you can do to ensure that both your care and finances are looked after.
By MTA Solicitors on 01/06/2015 11:30:00 AM

End-of-life care provided to patients in their final days and hours is not up to scratch according to a report by the Health Ombudsman. The Health Ombudsman makes the final decision about complaints relating to the NHS and investigated 265 complaints about end-of-life care between January 2011 and April 2015, of which 136 were upheld or partly upheld.

By MTA Solicitors on 27/05/2015 02:06:00 PM
Prior to the 2015 general election, a key part of the Conservative’s election campaign was to ban any clauses within the zero hour contract which required exclusivity from the worker. Although these workers were not guaranteed work, the exclusivity clause allowed the employer to prevent hourly staff working for another employer.
By MTA Solicitors on 01/05/2015 09:42:00 AM
Nurse and mother-of-one Elizabeth Dawes has become the latest victim of clinical negligence due to mis-diagnosis. Diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2013, Elizabeth Dawes was advised by doctors at the hospital where she works that a double mastectomy was advisable.
By MTA Solicitors on 20/04/2015 08:29:00 AM

Two siblings have been awarded £13 million between them after they were both left brain damaged at birth due to the same hospital’s negligence. The siblings, born 17 months apart, were both starved of oxygen at birth and as a result suffer from cerebral palsy.

By MTA Solicitors on 16/04/2015 01:33:00 PM

The General Election is less than one month away and the main political parties are already ramping up their campaigns to attract your vote. The outcome of the general election will affect the entire country, but how will it affect the Law? With this year’s election being too close to call we’ll have to wait until the ballot is counted to know which party (or parties) will form the next Government. But where do the main political parties stand on law and order?

By MTA Solicitors on 02/04/2015 08:38:00 AM
In the greatest overhaul of its kind, the Consumer Rights Act was recently given Royal Assent. Royal Assent means that an act of parliament has been formally approved by the monarch, making it law. This Act comes as the government starts its major reform to UK consumer law.
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