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What can we do to reduce road traffic fatalities?

- 22 November 2023

In 2022, there were an astounding 1,711 fatalities in reported road collisions in Great Britain. There were 29,742 seriously injured casualties and 135,480 casualties of all severities. These numbers need to change. The UK has historically had some of the safest roads in the world and yet we still see around five deaths and many…
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Ensuring Safe Journeys: Educating Children on Road Safety

- 22 November 2023

Road safety affects everyone, regardless of age or background. As it is Road Safety Week 2023, it becomes imperative to shed light on the importance of educating children about the rules and practices that contribute to safer road experiences. In the United Kingdom, where road safety is a top priority, the need for early education…
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Digital Assets

- 20 November 2023

A Sobering Tale In 2013, James Howells tidied his home office and placed a number of items into a bag, which he left at the front door of his house. The following morning, he awoke to find that his partner had taken the bag to a landfill site. The bag included an old laptop which…
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Unfair dismissal with less than two years of employment

- 8 November 2023

Employment laws within the UK seek to ensure that employees are treated fairly and with dignity during their careers. Employers often have the power and position to take advantage of workers for their benefit. A contract of employment sets out the employment terms and protects both the employer and the employee. When it comes to…
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No Fault Evictions, a political hot potato?

- 2 November 2023

The government recently announced that a proposed ban on “no fault” evictions will be delayed in England indefinitely, until the court system has undergone reform. The Renters (Reform) bill, originally brought before Parliament in 2019, promised sweeping reforms to the private rental sector, and one of the cornerstone points of the legislation was to scrap…
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Redkite pledges support to charities during Will writing campaign

- 16 October 2023

A solicitor’s firm in Swansea has pledged its support to nine charities by signing up to an annual Will-writing campaign. Redkite Solicitors is joining the Will Aid scheme for the first time, helping raise vital donations this November by writing Wills and waiving their usual fee in return for a donation to charity. Neil Walker,…
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Lasting Power of Attorney For Business Owners

- 16 October 2023

What is a lasting power of attorney?  A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal agreement granting permission to a trusted attorney to make decisions on your behalf if you cannot do so for yourself. Often, these are used by older individuals planning for later in their lives or the circumstances preventing them from…
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Redkite Solicitors celebrate outstanding results in this year’s Legal 500 rankings

- 11 October 2023

It’s been another excellent year for Redkite in this year’s recently-published Legal 500 guide to the best law firms. Each year Legal 500 undertake extensive research, conduct interviews with firms and their clients and analyse feedback and comments before publishing an independent guide to law firms in the UK that is regarded as a benchmark for excellence…
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Is now a good time to buy a house?

- 11 October 2023

Buying a house is now more expensive than ever. High-interest rates and inflated property prices combined with the current economic crisis have buyers questioning whether it is the right time to invest in property. Despite all of this, there are plenty of reasons why you should consider buying a house in the current property market….
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