Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, foster mothers, and special guardians! All biological mothers automatically have parental responsibility for their children. Parental responsibility is a wide range of responsibilities for a child. This was a new concept introduced by the Children Act 1989 with a shift from the idea of rights over the … Continued
Many people have heard of social enterprise but are not really sure what is, often believing – incorrectly – that it is charity or that it does something good in the world but on a small scale. Jordan Finney, Performance Manager in our Civil Department, looks at what social enterprise entails and why it is … Continued
Since medieval times, England has held the tradition of quarter days, where debts were settled and magistrates would go to various districts to run court sessions, with the principle being that debts should not carry on past the quarter sessions; this eventually led to the concept of rent quarter days. For centuries, 25 March has … Continued
It is believed that phoning while driving is as dangerous as drink-driving and, under existing case law, you are regarded as driving while your engine is running and your vehicle is stationary.
In the case of Nix v Hedden , the United States Supreme Court had to decide whether a tomato was a vegetable or fruit within the meaning of the Tariff Act 1883, in relation to customs regulations.
On Monday, 4 March, members of Lyons Davidson attended the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair at the First Direct Arena.
Carol Boardman, mother of Chris Boardman, was tragically killed by a pick-up truck after falling from her bicycle in July 2016. The driver was prosecuted for the offence of causing death by careless driving, evidence having shown that he had been distracted by a phone call. He was sentenced to 30 weeks imprisonment and was … Continued