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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Bulletin

This post is intended as an update about our services, and how we will deliver our services going forward while we are all affected by the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are still very much open for business.  We have several Free advice clinics scheduled for the next couple of weeks, in particular, Harraby and Denton Holme in Carlisle.…
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How to make a claim for Flight Delay Compensation

When Can You Make A Flight Delay Compensation Claim? In order to claim compensation for a flight delay you first need to fit into the scope of the regulation. Flight Delay, Cancellation and Denied boarding compensation, can I claim? Was your flight…. How long was your flight delayed? Did this delay make you miss a…
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Breach of Contract – What Is It? And How to Enforce

This article will discuss Breach of contract, including; What is a contract? When is a contract legally binding? What is a breach of contract? and How to remedy a breach of contract What is a contract? A contract is a promise or an agreement between two or more parties. A party is a person or…
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Luton County Court | Check-in System Failure is NOT an Extraordinary Circumstance

Luton County Court confirm that check-in system failure is NOT an extraordinary circumstance viable as a defence to a flight delay claim under EC261/2004.

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Mis-Sold Solar Panels

When have you been Mis-sold Solar panels? With the boom in the push for green alternatives for energy over the past ten years. Solar Energy has been at the forefront of the renewable energy sector. Unfortunately, with the market being new, the regulations surrounding the selling of these products have been lack lustred. This has…
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More than a million UK workers denied legal holiday pay

Workers in Britain do not receive holiday pay they are entitled to by law. This is according to analysis from the Resolution Foundation. Find out more.

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Thomas Cook: A Short Guide to your Rights

Thomas Cook flights are no longer operating and this has caused great concern. If you have booked a Thomas Cook holiday, read our guide to find out more.

Ryanair Strike | Pilots stage another week-long strike

Ryanair pilots are now to stage a fresh series of strikes after failing to resolve an ongoing dispute with the airline, the Balpa Union has announced.

Electronic signatures are legally valid Law Commission confirms

In the final report of a government-commissioned study of the law concerning the electronic execution of documents, the commission stated that in most cases, electronic signatures can be used as a viable alternative to handwritten ones.

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Is Damage Caused by Fracking Covered by Insurance Policies?

It could be argued that private companies involved in fracking are indeed responsible for inflated insurance premiums and damage to property. Find out more here.