The most recent statistics from the Health and Safety Executive found that last 1.2 million people suffered from a work-related illness. 27.3 billion working days were lost due to workplace illnesses and injuries.
Unfortunately, a great number of people are injured on Scottish roads each year. The most recent statistics have shown that in 2013 there were 183,670 road traffic accidents reported to the police. There were 21,657 people seriously injured and 1,713 road deaths. Although road casualty numbers have fallen over time through things such as seat belt legislation and… Read More »
The voluntary strike off procedure is a straightforward and cost-effective mechanism which enables a company to have its name struck off the register of companies and then be deemed to be dissolved.
In order to apply for voluntary strike off, the company must complete Form DS01, Striking off application, and file it with the registrar of companies with the applicable fee. The application is made on the company’s behalf by its directors, or a majority of them, as specified in the Companies Act 2006.
Sadly, thousands of people are injured each year on UK roads due to vehicle collisions and other road traffic accidents each year with many obtaining life-changing injuries.
A recent case has demonstrated the dangers of separating, but not formally divorcing, from your spouse. Ms Williams and Mr Martin lived together for over 18 years until his sudden death from a heart attack in 2012. Mr Martin was estranged from his wife but was still married to her, and he had not updated his will to… Read More »
As part of the Autumn statement last year, Chancellor George Osborne made the announcement that major changes affecting whiplash personal injury claims were to be implemented by the government. The impetus behind the proposed changes is to tackle what is believed to be a ‘compensation culture’ sweeping the UK. The changes are largely backed by the insurance industry.… Read More »
Consensus Collaboration Scotland, an organisation dedicated to helping couples divorce in as collaborative, amicable and friendly a manner as possible, has urged separating couples to think about the potential consequences of posting details on social media. Social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and Snap Chat are hugely popular. However, a spur of the moment post… Read More »
A recent case has demonstrated the reasons why separating couples should officially end their relationship with divorce. Joy Williams, a 69-year-old grandmother, lived with her partner Norman Martin for 18 years before his death from a heart attack in 2012.
It is feared that over 2000 divorces will be affected by the Government’s online divorce form fault. The fault on ‘Form E’ was only discovered in December last year and had been available on the Government’s website since at least April 2014. This form can be used by a separating couple to calculate their financial settlements.