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New legal ruling could open doors to compensation for sufferers of ‘Swindon disease’

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New legal ruling could open doors to compensation for sufferers of ‘Swindon disease’

A significant new court ruling will provide new opportunities for people with industrial diseases to claim compensation, even if they agreed out-of-court settlements in the past.

Wiltshire-based industrial diseases specialist solicitor, Helen Childs, a partner at Withy King, welcomed the new ruling which was published on Friday (15 August).

“The

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Explorer Hempleman-Adams helps young people looking for a route into work

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Explorer Hempleman-Adams helps young people looking for a route into work

Explorer and adventurer David Hempleman-Adams will be the guest speaker at a business networking event to raise awareness and funds for Inner Flame next month.

Inner Flame helps people aged 14 to 25 through training, mentoring, work experience, jobs and apprenticeships, in the face of mass unemployment among young people

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Repair Academy appoints project manager

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Repair Academy appoints project manager

An innovative scheme that sees unwanted items from Wiltshire’s recycling centres repaired and re-used has appointed its first project manager.

Doug North has extensive experience in working in the voluntary and community sector and will lead the development of the Repair Academy.

The social enterprise is a joint initiative between

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