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Thorneycroft News for September 2013

Services for your business

17th September 2013

Services for your business

Thorneycroft Solicitors offer businesses a comprehensive range of business related legal services. Our highly experienced team provide a service tailored to meet the specific needs of individual businesses and at a cost that represents excellent value for money.

Our range of services include:

You will find our team both friendly and approachable and each of our solicitors is an expert in their own area of law, ensuring that you receive up-to-date, professional advice and information.

To talk to a member of the Thorneycroft team about your specific requirements, call us now on FREEPHONE 0800 1979 345

Contact Thorneycroft Solicitors today

Thorneycroft Solicitors provides a complete service for clients. Whatever your legal requirement, if you are looking for expert legal advice we can help. We offer initial consultations to new clients where we will provide you with advice and discuss the options which are available to you.

HR Services

17th September 2013

Employment law and HR services for businesses

At Thorneycroft Solicitors, we specialise in employment law and HR, helping employers protect their businesses.

If you are an employer, large or small, you need to ensure that your business complies with the most up to date employment and HR legislation. We realise that this can often be a drain on the time of business owners and managers and we therefore offer a pro-active and cost-effective service that meets the specific needs of each of our clients.

Employment law is a complex area that affects every business which employs people, whether part-time or on a full-time basis. At Thorneycroft Solicitors we offer a complete HR and employment law compliance package for employers, that supports their businesses through the process of restructuring, managing company change and employee issues.

Our unique blend of employment law expertise means we can provide businesses with professional and practical guidance on day to day employee issues. Our specialist solicitor will help you focus on your business objectives and devise a strategy that works for you.

We provide business advice on every aspect of employment law including:

  • Employment documentation including contracts
  • Employment contracts, policies and procedures
  • Staff handbooks
  • Employment Tribunal claims of any kind
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Redundancies
  • Managing sickness related absence
  • Business transfer issues including TUPE
  • Compromise/settlement agreements
  • Discrimination issues
  • Data Protection issues
  • Employment legislation

For further details on all employment law procedures and HR advice please contact our specialist employment solicitor Mark Bestley on 01625 507571 or 07825 081 856 or email him at [email protected]

Contact Thorneycroft Solicitors today

Thorneycroft Solicitors provides a complete service for clients. Whatever your legal requirement, if you are looking for expert legal advice we can help. We offer initial consultations to new clients where we will provide you with advice and discuss the options which are available to you.

Listen as Adrian gears up for Macclesfield’s Awards season

30th September 2013

Listen to Adrian’s interview with Andy Bailey on Silk 106.9 where he talks about the upcoming Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Awards.

To get involved in this prestigious event – visit www.mandwawards.co.uk for more details.

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Thorneycroft Solicitors renews King’s School Macclesfield Rugby Sponsorship

16th September 2013

Thorneycroft Solicitors has renewed their sponsorship of The King’s School Macclesfield’s Rugby First XV’s sponsorship for 2013/14 season across the school’s teams.

The senior first XV started the season well with a 42-10 win over Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield, one of the foremost Yorkshire schools, building on last year’s unbeaten season.

Rob Thorneycroft said “We are delighted to continue our association with King’s, second year sponsoring the teams. Hopefully we can repeat last year’s success and progress in the national cup.”

Guy Mason, Head of Rugby at The King’s School Macclesfield commented “We played well in our first game and overall I was pleased. We greatly appreciate the support that we get from Thorneycroft Solicitors.”

Legal Eagle session on Silk 106.9

30th September 2013

Listen to Thorneycroft’s Mark and Chris on Silk 106.9’s Legal Eagle slot on Thursday 26 September

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Silver Starlight Ball Fast Approaching!

9th September 2013

East Cheshire Hospice’s Silver Starlight Ball is fast approaching. This event celebrates the 25 year anniversary of the Hospice. As an important part of the local community, Thorneycroft Solicitors is delighted to be support it with a sponsored drinks reception.

The drinks reception begins at 7pm in the James Braid Suite and the menu is looking delicious for the night!

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£470,000 a day paid out for medical negligence in London alone

16th September 2013

In 2012 the total compensation bill for NHS medical negligence rose to £172 million, with some London trusts doubling the amount paid out to patients.

The actual amount paid out is actually even higher when legal fees and court costs are taken into account.

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92 Year Old Man Seeking Compensation After Dental Mis-hap

9th September 2013

A 92-year-old man is claiming compensation after a dental tool negligently fell down his throat and into his stomach.

The man was being fitted with a dental implant when he felt the tool slide down his throat. He was lying back in the dental chair when the dentists asked him if he caught the object. He then responded quickly saying he didn’t catch anything and was unaware of what had just happened.

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East Lanc NHS trust barraged by compensation claims

9th September 2013

Solicitors who investigated dozens of claims at Mid Staffs hospital are probing negligence cases against the health trust which runs the Royal Blackburn and Burnley General hospitals.

This comes as one incident of many involving the NHS and medical negligence claims. In one of the most serious claims, the family of a Darwen pensioner have accused East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) of ‘appalling care’ over the nine weeks the pensioner was in hospital leading to his death.

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Institute of Advanced Motorists encourage bikers to wear their helmets

4th September 2013

One in 20 adults were involved in a road accident of some kind last year, a shocking statistic that illustrates how important safety on the road is.

Research from the National Travel Survey published by the Department for Transport revealed that 5.2 per cent of people in Britain admitted to having been involved in an accident on the road in 2012.

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