The risks of ‘DIY’ Lasting Powers of Attorney

Many people with Alzheimer’s will eventually reach a point where they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves – this is known as lacking ‘mental capacity’. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an important legal t...

Inquest into death of a Cambridge woman, who died whilst an inpatient at Fulbourn Hospital

The inquest is taking place this week at Huntingdon Town Hall into the death of a Cambridge woman, Hannah Allum, who took her own life whilst in a mental hospital. Sharon Allison, a medical negligence specialist at Ashtons Le...

Why have a Will?

A Will is an important document to get in place at any point throughout your life. However, it can be of particular importance following a diagnosis of dementia to ensure your wishes and preferences are clear.Capacity to make...

Concerns rising over decline in labour in the food and services sector pre Brexit

The food and beverage sector remains a key aspect of the UK's manufacturing industry, however, concerns are rising over the sustainability of the sector, as Brexit looms.Government statistics on immigration released in August...