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Fixing the Modern Slavery Act: A new dawn for supply chain transparency?
Oliver Holland and Walker Syachalinga from our international department discuss the new amendments to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and what impact they could have.
Winterbourne View Abuse Scandal 10 years on
Cat Rubens and Dan Webster discuss what has changed in the 10 years since the Winterbourne View scandal and why so many victims and their families feel that the lessons of their experiences have still not been learned in what they describe as a “broken system”.
Gypsy Roma and Traveller History Month
June is Gypsy Roma and Traveller (GRT) History Month. Charlotte Norton and Anna Brothers discuss the discrimination GRT face and why Leigh Day is supporting the #MakeSomeSpace campaign.
Review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges: what now?
Earlier this month Ofsted published the results of their rapid review into sexual abuse in schools and colleges. Andrew Lord considers their review further and explores what this means for safeguarding children and young people.
Travel insurance in a post-Covid world – are you covered?
As we await the Government’s latest update regarding holiday restrictions, our Head of Travel Litigation, Clare Campbell comments on the increasing importance of travel insurance cover in a post-Covid world.
It’s time to pay attention to sickle cell disease
Ahead of World Sickle Cell Day clinical negligence solicitor Firdous Ibrahim discusses the need for greater awareness of the disease among healthcare professionals.
Dieselgate – back to haunt the manufacturers
Following recent news of charges against vehicle manufacturers in France regarding the emissions scandal, Benjamin Croft, discusses the recent developments on the continent.
Continuous Glucose Monitors: a diabetic’s dream or nightmare?
In Diabetes Awareness Week, Tina Patel and Charlotte Tapang discuss the issues surrounding Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) and potential health implications.
Child labour can only be eliminated by greater accountability in supply chains
On World Day Against Child Labour Anna Barr and Oliver Holland discuss how the goal of eliminating the practice for good can be achieved.
COVID-19 Public Inquiry - occupational health and safety issues
Personal injury solicitor Ross Whalley discusses the occupational health and safety issues we think should be covered by the upcoming public inquiry into the COVID crisis.
Incendiary instructions and self-interest: a salutary tale
Gideon Habel considers the challenges of maintaining focus on ethical decision making in situations of high stress.