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Ison Harrison Solicitors Opens New Branch in Harrogate

Press Release – November 2021 One of Yorkshire’s leading law firms has opened its sixteenth and newest branch, making its debut in Harrogate. The move into the spa town by Ison Harrison, its second in North Yorkshire, further strengthens its foothold within the region. Its new office, located at 6a Albert Street, which was formerly…

Employee Ownership Trust

What is an Employee Ownership Trust? An Employee ownership trust in short, is a business held on trust for the benefit of its employees. John Lewis Partnership is one of the most notably successful Employee Ownership trusts in the U.K with its employees owning 100% of the business. The word ‘trust’ is particularly significant when…

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Racism Faced by Azeem Rafiq from Yorkshire County Cricket Club and the Implications for the Club as an Employer

Following a statement from the newly appointed chairman, Lord Patel, Ison Harrison explores the events surrounding Azeem Rafiq’s claims of institutional racism at Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) and what this means from an employment law viewpoint. The YCCC is facing widespread criticism following allegations from former player Azeem Rafiq about institutional racism at the…

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Is It Time To Talk About The Impact Of Non-Face-To-Face GP Consultations?

Uncertainty over a GP surgery’s requirement to hold face-to-face consultations could lead to more misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, and more fatalities. At Ison Harrison, we are calling for clearer guidelines and leadership on the issue of face-to-face GP consultations, to reduce the risk of the tragic David Nash case being repeated. David Nash was a…

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Inquest: Sam Copestick Deceased

Ison Harrison lawyer Ruth Bundey – a member of the INQUEST lawyers group – acted for the family at the inquest into the self-inflicted death of mental health inpatient Sam Copestick at Rochdale Coroner’s Court. It was found that multiple care failings had contributed to Sam’s death in June 2019, at the age of 24,…

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Road Safety Week 2021 – Time To Take Action For Safer Roads

The UK’s biggest annual road safety campaign has come around again, with Road Safety Week taking place from November 15th to 21st and adopting the tagline of ‘taking action for safer roads’. The annual campaign aims to raise awareness and get more people involved in road safety, with a series of events, demonstrations and fundraising…

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Loving Husband Of 54 Years Dies Following Failure To Diagnose Colon Cancer [Case Study]

Brian and Susan were enjoying their retirement together when tests showed that Brian had a hernia, and that he needed surgery. Following surgery, he had a CT scan and was discharged with no follow up. 10 months later, Brian returned to hospital with pneumonia. He told the doctor that he had suffered with constipation, weight…

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Transfer Your Personal Injury or Clinical Negligence File

Has your solicitor ceased trading? Are you dissatisfied with your current solicitor? You can transfer your personal injury or clinical negligence case to Ison Harrison solicitors. The personal injury market has taken a battering over recent years with legal reforms to fix costs and make pursuing claims almost impossible, so it comes as no surprise…

Erb's Palsy Heroes 2021

Thank You To Our #ErbsPalsyHeroes 2021

On 18th October, we took part in #ErbsPalsyAwarenessWeek, an annual event to help raise awareness and understanding about Erb’s Palsy. Every year we share articles and advice across our social media channels. This year, we decided to go one step further and also run a campaign to find #ErbsPalsyHeroes. Collaborating with The Erb’s Palsy Group,…