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Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 – 40th Anniversary

02/09/2014

A press campaign launched by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (“APIL”) has highlighted the importance of the Health and Safety at Work Act in saving the lives of workers across Great Britain. 2014 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act, legislation that was intended to protect British workers against serious injury, ill health and incidents of death.

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What might happen if I do not have a Lasting Power of Attorney

01/09/2014

If you do not have a Lasting Power of Attorney and you can no longer look after your affairs, usually because you have lost mental or physical capacity, then there may be a period of time when no one can make some types of decisions for you (as no one will have the legal power to do so).

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