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Could carelessness on social media land you in court?

Did you know that you can be sued for posting something online that is not true or for sharing or endorsing a false post made by someone else?  Did you also know that if you are sued, you could be ordered to pay compensation and legal costs and forced to make a public apology? If

What happens when there is no health & care LPA in place

‘Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well,’ said Mark Twain in 1881 – when on average men died at 50 and women reached 56. Nowadays, average life expectancy for men in the UK is 79 and 83 for women, and one-in-every-fourteen people over 65 is likely

Social Media Training for Businesses

When it comes to social media, most businesses will have the usual… Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn accounts locally promoting their offering. This is the standard nowadays.  So if we can all agree, whether we like to or not, that the world revolves around good socials as the new standard of advertising, then what does this

Not so safe at work – compensation for an accident at work

Despite the UK’s extensive health and safety legislation lots of people still suffer a serious injury at their place of work. The industries where accidents are statistically most likely to occur are manufacturing, construction, transportation and warehousing. However, accidents can happen in any working environment and an assistant director on the James Bond films was

New organ donation law: giving you control

Around 6,000 people in the UK are on the transplant waiting list; and in 2018 alone, at least one person a day died while waiting for a transplant, according to the NHS. New laws on organ donation consent are coming into force in Spring 2020 which the government hopes will help save hundreds of lives.

Running a business from home

More people are opting to start their own business or to join the gig economy, and the past decade has seen a 74 per cent rise in the number of people working from home. Running a business from home can give you flexibility and make for a good work-life balance. It can also be an

How Could Brexit Affect My Farm?

How Could Brexit Affect My Farm – Article by Ben Mitchell, Commercial Property Solicitor With the United Kingdom set to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019, time is running out for the Government to come to an agreement with the EU as to the terms on which the UK is to leave. The

New Marketing Team at Parnalls Solicitors Ltd

Recent recruits to the team at Parnalls Solicitors Ltd are Kate Davies, Marketing & Communications Manager and Laura Jackson, Creative Design Executive. Kate will oversee all aspects of marketing, brand & PR for the legal firm and draw on a career working for a range of national, regional and local private and public sector companies

How to apply for a grant of probate

If someone you know has died and has left a Will, and you have been asked to deal with their affairs, you need to be able to prove that you have the legal right to do this.  Otherwise, you will run into difficulties when trying to access their bank accounts or sell their property and

Financing your home purchase (Part 2)

In the second of a two-part series of articles on how different ways of buying a home can affect your legal rights, Louis Mathers conveyancing lawyer with Parnalls in Launceston,  explained the implications of using self-funded options and government-backed schemes.  In this article, he looks at the implications of using a mortgage or private loan.