A step too far – has entertainment become a substitute for compassion?

ITV’s popular Jeremey Kyle Show which has been running for 14 years has been hastily axed following the recent suicide of a guest, just a week after filming the show. There have been calls by various individuals, including Politicians, for a review of the duty of care that TV companies owe to participants that appear...

Tweet in haste, repent at leisure: A lesson for Danny Baker

The BBC 5 Live Presenter Danny Baker has recently been sacked by the BBC over a picture he tweeted depicting a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee dressed in clothes along with the caption: “Royal Baby leaves hospital”. Danny Baker deleted the tweet and accepted that the same was a mistake and grotesque. However, he...

Mental health matters in the workplace: Rome was not built in a day

This week is Mental Health Awareness week and mental health is now increasingly high on the political agenda. According to mental health charity Mind, right now, 1 in 6 workers are dealing with a mental health problem. Many individuals find that going to work has a positive effect on their mental health. It can create...

Property Alterations and your Commercial Lease

As a property owner, there will be times when you want to carry out alterations to your property. You will usually be free to do more minor works as you see fit. However, for more major alterations you will need to seek permission from various sources. What sort of permission or consent might I need?...

Buying property in Portugal

Portugal Conveyancing v English Conveyancing Buying a property in Portugal is very similar to buying a property in England and Wales with the most important decision being choosing your Solicitor carefully! When selling a property in Portugal employing an Estate Agent can cost you between 5 and 10% of the sale price. You may ask...

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