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We’re supporting International Men’s Health Week

Posted on June 12th 2023

This week sees the beginning of this year’s International Men’s Health Week. In 2002 at the second World Congress on Men’s Health in Vienna, representatives from six leading men’s health organisations from around the world resolved to work together to launch International Men’s Health Week....

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Preventing accidents involving children

Posted on June 5th 2023

According to statistics over 800 children aged between one and nine die each year in the UK, and one in eight of those deaths are due to accidents. In the last year over 45,000 children under 4 were admitted to hospital as a result of...

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Why is volunteering important and what are the benefits?

Posted on May 31st 2023

We love to hear stories from our employees when they volunteer their time for good causes and make a difference in their community.  We know that they find volunteering to be very fulfilling. From offering their legal and other expertise to local charities, volunteering at...

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Cycling related injury compensation – how much can I claim?

Posted on May 30th 2023

Why are cyclists so vulnerable on our roads? Cyclists are one of the most vulnerable group of road users because: Cyclists cannot manoeuvre as quickly as other vehicles so they often cannot avoid accidents Cyclists can be difficult to see, especially by larger vehicles like...

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It’s very exciting to be a big part of the Oliver & Co history

Posted on May 30th 2023

I began my career as a Conveyancer over 20 years ago, dealing with sale and purchase transactions. My initial journey with Oliver and Co began in 2015 – I was here for four years when I left in 2019 for a short while. After taking...

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What Rights and Responsibilities do my Attorneys have under a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Posted on May 22nd 2023

    It follows therefore, that those appointed as your attorneys have a high level of responsibility when carrying out their role and are granted with significant rights in your favour. Because of this, we believe that it is valuable for every person thinking of...

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Mental Health – How Oliver & Co Solicitors are Raising Awareness in the Workplace and Supporting their Staff

Posted on May 17th 2023

Mental health problems have been a growing issue worldwide over the last few years, with the Coronavirus pandemic, and cost of living crisis contributing largely to the rise in rates. The statistics back this up. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in every 8...

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Starting the Conversation – Speaking Out About Mental Health

Posted on May 16th 2023

Blog by Lucy Metcalfe, Secretary As someone who has personally suffered with anxiety and depression, being in a workplace where mental health is taken seriously and is recognised as being just as important as physical health, makes a huge difference. On a number of occasions,...

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Managing Anxiety in the Workplace

Posted on May 15th 2023

At Oliver & Co Solicitors, we recognise and support mental health awareness week, which is due to take place from 15 May – 21 May 2023. This year’s focus is anxiety. Anxiety is something that will affect all of us during the course of our...

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When Spinal Cord Injury or Associated Conditions are Caused by Negligent Medical Treatment

Posted on May 10th 2023

Every four hours someone is paralysed by a spinal cord injury in the UK. Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day is observed annually on May 14th to raise the profile of people with spinal cord injuries in the UK and educate the public on its impact,...

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