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Return to School – Scaremongering on Social Media

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought lots of new challenges and worries for parents and the return to school is one such example. Now as September looms and the government want all children back in school, many parents will be wondering how children will be cared for or protected if a suspected case of COVID-19 is […]

What happens to my Facebook account when I die?

Many people recognise the importance of deciding what should happen to their bank accounts, house and other valuable assets when they die and they draw up a Will accordingly. However, what happens to our social media accounts if we die? Such accounts are usually governed by the terms that we signed up to when we […]

COVID19 – a catalyst for family relationships

It appears that COVID19 and the resulting pressures such as lockdown have unfortunately turned out to be a catalyst for many relationships. Research recently carried out by Relate (a national counselling service for couples and families experiencing difficulties within relationships) shows that in April almost a quarter of couples surveyed (23%) said they were struggling with […]

CPS launches package to improve prosecutions of sexual offences

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has published a package of measures which it says will ensure offenders of sexual violence are brought to justice and victims of these crimes are properly supported. RASSO 2025 is a 5 year plan aimed at helping the CPS to understand and reduce the gap between reported cases of sexual violence […]

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