Hyphen Law blog

Hyphen Law director takes on her biggest challenge yet!

Tom Hall
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Hyphen Law director Christine Bunting will be taking on the biggest challenge of her life in April when she prepares to trek to the world-famous Mount Everest Base Camp to fundraise for Cerebra , a charity devoted to helping children and young people with...

Mental health focus on Young Carers Awareness Day 2019

Christine Bunting
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Young Carers Awareness Day takes place today (Thursday 31 January 2019). Organised by the Carers Trust , a charity which works to improve support and services for carers, the aim of the day is to raise public awareness of the significant challenges faced...

What has changed on NHS Continuing Healthcare?

Tom Hall
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NHS Continuing Healthcare is a package of free healthcare for individuals who have significant and ongoing needs. It is not means-tested which means that it does not matter what your income is or the level of your savings, if you meet the criteria, you are...

Did you apply to register a Lasting Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017?

Christine Bunting
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Did you apply to register a Lasting Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017? If so, you could be one of almost two million people in England and Wales who are entitled to claim part of your application fee...

Local authority stops paying elderly lady's care home fees

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The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has found that a local authority had wrongly stopped paying for an elderly lady’s care home placement after deciding that she had spent her money to avoid having to pay care home fees – the local...

Celebrating excellence in the personal injury sector

Christine Bunting
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This week we celebrate the professional excellence of individuals and organisations working across the personal injury claims sector at the Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards 2017. We are delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Young Achiever of the...

Providing effective support after brain injury

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Our very own Tom Hall is a keynote speaker at today’s brain injury seminar, hosted by Brake , the road safety charity and sponsored by Hyphen Law for the second year running.  The conference entitled: ‘Providing effective support following...

Disabled man loses legal challenge after care package cuts

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A severely disabled man who needs 24-hour care has lost his landmark High Court legal challenge after Oxfordshire County Council significantly reduced his care package.  Luke Davey who is a quadriplegic with cerebral palsy and is also registered blind,...

Making a Will for someone who has lost capacity

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Making a Will for someone who has lost capacity to make their own  The idea of signing a Will on behalf of someone else just doesn’t quite seem right. A Will is such a deeply personal document and provides one last opportunity to leave your...

World Mental Health Day

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Focus on: Thailand Thailand is one of Southeast Asia’s most popular holiday destinations, attracting many British visitors who visit for sunshine, culture and culinary adventure. It is also a place which many British expats call home. In the time...

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