Who wants to live (on Facebook) forever?

Who wants to live (on Facebook) forever?

Facebook; the social media site used by 2.27 billion people each month. The site where we share memories, thoughts, pictures, develop friendships and have conversations with friends and loved ones. But what happens to our profiles when we are no longer here? Would you want to keep yours open forever or for it close when […]

The Highest Value Divorce on Record

The Highest Value Divorce on Record

As Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announce their divorce on Twitter, following a 25 year marriage, during which Jeff Bezos launched e-commerce giant ‘Amazon’, talks turn to the division of assets in what is likely to be one of the highest value divorces on record. The couple married in 1993, prior to the launch of Amazon, […]

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Is it just the January blues?

Are you returning to work with ambition and excitement for the year ahead, filled with happy memories of fun from the festive period? Or are the ‘January Blues’ caused by more than just the dark mornings and cold weather? Sadly, during the festive period, some people’s experiences of parties and celebrations, will have left them […]

2019 resolutions

New Years Resolutions – What Will 2019 Bring?

As we return to work this January, many of us will be making plans for the year ahead, filling diaries with important dates and making arrangements to fulfil those all important new years resolutions. New health and fitness regimes become a priority for some people. For others, thoughts turn to their dreams and ambitions for […]

Domestic Violence at Christmas

Domestic Violence at Christmas

Christmas…It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or so the song goes. For many of us, this is the case, time off from studies or work, spent with loved ones, enjoying the fun and festivities. The reality for some however, can be quite different. It can create a lot of stress, financial pressures and […]

Get Behind 999

Get Behind 999

The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has launched a new campaign; ‘Get Behind 999’, aimed at raising awareness and in turn eliminating the physical and verbal abuse faced by our emergency service employees. With over 1200 incidents of violence and aggression towards NWAS employees recorded in 2017 alone, concerns are being raised regarding staff wellbeing […]

Can I sell jointly owned property when one of the owners lacks capacity?

Can I sell jointly owned property when one of the owners lacks capacity?

This is a common issue where people hold property jointly and then sadly one or both of them loses capacity to make decisions regarding the sale of the property. Where property is held jointly the owners are the trustees of the property and hold the property on trust for one another. In circumstances where one […]

Would your loved one know your wishes?

Talking about dying can be a difficult conversation for many people to have, but without telling someone what you would want to happen in the event of your death, how would they know they were following your wishes? If you died suddenly would your family and friends know whether you would want to be buried […]

Supporting our NHS employees

When we go to work each day, the last thing we expect is to be violently attacked in the course of carrying out our duties. Sadly, however, for many healthcare professionals, this is something that they have had to become aware of, because violence against NHS staff has reached its highest level in 5 years. […]