Howard Beckett, the hard-left Unite general secretary candidate, is a vociferous proponent of imposing a wealth tax and railed against the stamp duty cut for benefiting people buying second homes.
— Read on www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9451259/Red-Len-ally-backs-wealth-tax-property-millionaire.html
Long haul – Tortoise
— Read on www.tortoisemedia.com/2020/09/21/200921-long-covid-long-haul-audio/
Covid-19: Ivermectin’s politicisation is a warning sign for doctors turning to orphan treatments | The BMJ
— Read on www.bmj.com/content/373/bmj.n747
At the end of last year, a crack team of British scientists discovered a new coronavirus strain that would spread across the world. As new variants emerge, can they keep them at bay?
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/03/has-everyone-in-kent-gone-to-illegal-rave-on-variant-trail-with-covid-detectives
Two protesters claimed they were subject to terrifying ordeals at the hands of male officers pretending to be postal workers
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/apr/03/womens-anger-at-abuse-of-power-during-bristol-police-raids
Leaked briefing provides a snapshot of a new police unit that’s spying on protesters
— Read on www.thecanary.co/uk/analysis/2021/04/03/leaked-briefing-provides-a-snapshot-of-a-new-police-unit-thats-spying-on-protesters/amp/
Air Passenger Rights: What Are Extraordinary Circumstances in 2021?
— Read on www.claimcompass.eu/blog/extraordinary-circumstances/
ONS says at least 122,000 health service workers have condition, threatening patient care
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/society/2021/apr/03/nhs-feels-strain-tens-thousands-staff-long-covid
Why is the Jewish Chronicle whitewashing Britain’s antisemitic history?
— Read on vashtimedia.com/2021/04/02/why-is-the-jewish-chronicle-whitewashing-britains-antisemitic-history/
Understanding limitation moratoriums/standstill agreements – Complete Counsel
— Read on completecounsel.co.uk/2020/04/understanding-limitation-moratoriums-standstill-agreements/
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton on Thursday urged the global racing series to not ignore human rights violations in the countries where it stages races, an issue that is once again a topic…
— Read on apnews.com/article/bahrain-political-issues-formula-one-lewis-hamilton-fe6f81d90c0694aa452f5725e7c93b30
GENEVA (AP) — The German national team wore T-shirts to show support for human rights ahead of a World Cup qualifying game Thursday, hours after FIFA said Norway would not be disciplined for its…
— Read on apnews.com/article/international-soccer-world-cup-qatar-freedom-of-speech-soccer-bfdf2de8ad32f3da6132e2b8935dfdc2
Covid in Scotland: Places of worship can open now after court win
— Read on www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-scotland-56511585
The United States should conduct a full review regarding the impact of its lethal operations in Yemen, Mwatana for Human Rights said in a report released today
— Read on mwatana.org/en/us-lethal-operations-in-yemen/
Police explain why they didn’t break up a massive protest in Manchester city centre – Manchester Evening News
— Read on www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/police-explain-didnt-break-up-20226123.amp
“Kill the Bill” Bristol 26/03/2021
Effective suppression of transmission remains key to preventing the emergence and spread of new variants able to escape vaccine acquired immunity. Measures such as testing, tracing, and supported isolation, coupled with mass vaccination and tight border controls, are the only logical way to ensure this third lockdown is truly the UK’s last.
— Read on www.bmj.com/content/372/bmj.n710.full
Oil firms knew decades ago fossil fuels posed grave health risks, files reveal
— Read on web.archive.org/web/20210318092944/https://amp.theguardian.com/environment/2021/mar/18/oil-industry-fossil-fuels-air-pollution-documents
In an important case for personal injury litigants and practitioners in respect of the cost of sleep-in care provision, the Supreme Court today handed down judgment in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake; Shannon v Rampersad and another (T/A Clifton House Residential Home)  UKSC 8.
Government to rein in legal challenges against itself in Tory ‘attack on democracy’ – Mirror Online
— Read on www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/government-rein-legal-challenges-against-23754828.amp
Excellent video blog.
It includes reminders to think carefully about what multipliers should be used eg there will be a different multiplier if an expert gives a life expectancy that is specific to the claimant than would be used if a generic life expectancy is given.
It goes through all of the standard calculations and is essential viewing for when preparing a “proper schedule” after not doing one for some time.
It’s also very well presented.