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Compensation claim alleges medical negligence caused brain damage

Compensation claim alleges medical negligence caused brain damage

By Gary Adair A medical negligence compensation claim has been launched in respect of a boy born with devastating brain damage at Coventry’s University Hospital. The boy now suffers from severe cerebral... Read more

Domestic Violence and Abuse Disclosure Scheme explained

By Lenore Rice The PSNI responded to 29,676 incidents of domestic abuse in Northern Ireland in 2017, the highest amount in 13 years. Of those incidents 12,803 contained one or more... Read more

Company gender pay gap reports reveal extent of the disparity

By Gary Adair Over 10,000 businesses submitted their reports on employee pay with a view to showing the extent of the gender pay gap, and the results show just how big... Read more

NI woman in court had one of the highest ever drink-drive readings

By Gary Adair A woman who appeared in Ballymena Magistrates Court is said to have had one of the highest ever drink-drive readings before a court in Northern Ireland. Roberta Lorraine Aiken,... Read more

NI judge calls for longer jail terms for domestic violence cases

By Lenore Rice   A Northern Ireland judge has highlighted the need for longer jail sentences for domestic violence in a case in which he gave a man an 8 month jail... Read more

Belfast unit set up to deal with vaginal mesh implant problems

By Gary Adair A new specially-accredited unit has been established to deal with patients suffering from vaginal mesh implant-related problems at Belfast City Hospital. The unit was created in response to an... Read more

1 in 5 employers admit to online recruitment discrimination

Eighteen per cent of employers surveyed revealed that they use filters on their online job advertisements to limit who they appear to, with many deliberately avoiding women and people aged... Read more

Judge describes protracted divorce case as scandalous waste of time

By Lenore Rice A family court judge has described the protracted divorce case of a couple who have already spent almost £2million on solicitor fees as a "scandalous waste of court... Read more

Considerations when your start-up business starts to grow

By Neil Logan Small businesses accounted for 99.3% of all private sector businesses in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK at the start of 2017 and 99.9% were small... Read more

Stamp duty revenue has doubled over past 5 years

By Lauren Burns Stamp duty land tax paid on property purchases and transfers hit a record £9.5billion in 2017, a 16 per cent increase in the previous year, and double the... Read more