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Inquest Opens Into Alfie Gildea Death

An inquest is about to start into the death of four-month-old Alfie Gildea, with his mother Caitlin anxious to see that it sparks several procedural changes relating to the wider circumstances surrounding his tragic death in 2018. Alfie was found by his mother with head injuries in September of 2018 and died two days later….

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Understanding Discrimination in the Workplace

If you have Erb’s Palsy, or any disability, you should be comfortable in your workplace.  You should be afforded the same opportunities as your colleagues, and adjustments should be made to the work environment to facilitate this. If you suspect you are being discriminated against at work, you should seek advice. In order to assist…

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The Impact of Lockdown: Interview With The Erb’s Palsy Group

This year took an unexpected turn with the pandemic and the various restrictions that have followed. The lockdown forced a lot of people to change the way they work and deliver services. For many people this meant fully embracing the digital world. At Ison Harrison the use of video conferencing enabled us to carry out…

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Supporting Each Other: Ison Harrison & The Erb’s Palsy Group

As part of Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week 2020, our Head of Clinical Negligence, James Thompson, talks about his longstanding relationship with the Erb’s Palsy Group. How did you get involved with the EPG? I was lucky enough to have been trained by Cathie Delaney who is a specialist clinical negligence solicitor and former Midwife when…

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What Is Erb’s Palsy? Infographic

To support Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week 2020, we have created this infographic detailing the key facts about Erb’s Palsy.

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How We’re Helping To Make Our Branches Covid-Safe

At Ison Harrison, we understand that it can be a difficult and anxious time for clients who may need to seek legal advice but are apprehensive about visiting us in branch. To help reassure our clients about our visiting one of our Yorkshire branches during Covid-19, we have put together a short video detailing the extra…

Barnsley Clothes Shop Uses Social Media To Keep In Touch With Its Customer Base

Anne Robertson from our Barnsley branch spoke to Claire Swallow, owner of Closet Queen in Barnsley which is a clothes shop offering fashion for ladies of all ages, shapes and sizes. Claire opened her shop in Barnsley two and half years ago and moved to bigger premises in January. “It was bad timing really as…

An Important Ruling on COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance

A high court judgement relating to business interruption insurance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, could prove to be a lifeline to thousands of small businesses in the UK. However, much uncertainty remains following the verdict and there is a possibility of further court proceedings. Eight high profile insurance companies were taken to court…

Martyn Phillips Retires After 50 Years Working as a Property Solicitor

The team at Ison Harrison in Garforth along with managing partner Jonathan Wearing were keen to mark this amazing achievement by inviting Martyn along to their Garforth branch where he spent more than twenty years practicing as a property solicitor. “We would have liked to have invited some of Martyn’s clients to share in this…

Chapel Allerton Café Introduces Drive Through In Response To Covid

Geraldine Levison, branch manager at Ison Harrison’s Chapel Allerton branch spoke to Nicola Newlove who owns Crust and Crumb Café about the challenges they have faced during and post-lockdown. Nicola has certainly been very creative in the service she is providing to locals. She has even introduced a ‘drive through’ service at the rear of…