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The Care Quality Commission report

13th December 2016

A major NHS inquiry has found that hospitals are failing to investigate far too many deaths and frequently ignore the concerns of bereaved relatives. The report, commissioned by NHS England,…

The Walton Centre ‘Home from Home’ 2 Years On

6th December 2016

Fletchers are proud to have been able to sponsor and fundraise for many charities over the years, and two years ago our Chairman took on a tremendous challenge to fundraise for the Walton Centre’s ‘Home from Home’ appeal.

Recent Charity Events

10th November 2016

Last week we were honoured to attend some fantastic events in aid of some truly amazing charities. On Thursday, we attended the amazing Headway Preston and Chorley Glitter Ball, which…

Royal College of Surgeons Tackle Patient Consent

1st November 2016

In 2015, the ruling of the UK Supreme Court in the case of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board fundamentally changed the practice of consent, shifting the focus of the consent discussion to the specific needs of each individual patient. The decision placed the onus upon the treating party to establish what factors were important to the patient , irrespective of how rare or unlikely they may be.

Headway Golf Day 2016

31st October 2016

This year we sponsored the 5th annual Headway Preston and Chorley Golf Day at Hesketh Golf Club in Southport. Fletchers have sponsored the event since it was first run by the charity back in 2011.

Graham Rumsey clinches second place in Championship finale!

26th October 2016

Over the last 6 months, Fletchers have been proud to support British Rallycross driver Graham Rumsey in his racing endeavours, and sponsor his Hot Hatch. Graham and his Citroen Saxo have travelled around the country, going from strength to strength on the race track.

New birth injuries compensation scheme announced

17th October 2016

At Fletchers Solicitors we deal with many cases where babies have either been seriously injured or died at birth due to negligence. When this occurs, the parent’s first wish is…

Fletchers Vac Scheme 2016

30th August 2016

Over the last 4 weeks, eight law students joined for a vacation scheme following our ‘Beyond corporate law: how to become a serious injury lawyer’ event with Legal Cheek. During their time with us, they have had the opportunity to part of the Fletchers ethos and each week gained experience working in each of our departments.

Overcoming adversity in
the face of uncertainty

10th August 2016

Our Head of Clinical Negligence, Georgia Briscoe, writes about how firms can face the upcoming changes within our sector. By focusing on areas such as team structure and client management,…

Walton Centre Charity Cricket Match

21st July 2016

On Sunday, some of our team members took part in The Walton Centre Charity Cricket Match at Wavertree Cricket Ground. Andrew Clark and Ajith Prasad from our serious injury and…

Development at Fletchers

9th June 2016

Here at Fletchers we always ensure our team members are developing their knowledge and skills to help them progress further within their careers. This week Joanne Milford and Nikkie Ryan-Donnelly,…

Life After Injury – Dave Holdsworth’s Michelangelo Hand

27th April 2016

Our serious injury client Dave Holdsworth was enjoying a motorcycle ride with his son in the Welsh countryside, nearly two years ago. Whilst travelling along a country road, he was involved in one of the worst road traffic accidents to occur in Wales, involving six motorbikes and one car; and which tragically claimed the lives of two motorcyclists.

Graham Rumsey narrowly misses out on podium at Round 2

11th April 2016

Fletchers? previous client Graham Rumsey recently headed to Lydden Hill in Kent to race at his home circuit. The Tunbridge Wells driver went to the race with hopes of gaining the top spot on the podium with it being his first time racing at the home of Rallycross.

Can lawyers work flexibly?

6th April 2016

Our Head of People, Sara Duxbury, recently wrote an article asking about the flexibilty within law firms and how some firms are breaking the mould to offer flexible working whilst still achieving results.

Graham Rumsey Places Second at MSA Rallycross Championship

4th April 2016

A previous client of ours Graham Rumsey made his debut at the MSA Rallycross Championship recently. The Kent-based driver has certainly turned a few heads, racing in the highly competitive ?Hot Hatch? class of British Rallycross.

Innovation at Fletchers

17th March 2016

We are coming to the end of our Innovation quarter of our Year of Values; we caught up with James Fletcher, Support Manager, who told us about the innovation he has seen and been a part of whilst at Fletchers.

Making the Move

22nd February 2016

Recently we caught up with Ashley and Emily from our Serious Injury department, who told us what it?s like to be part of the team!

Development at Fletchers

2nd February 2016

Congratulations to Steph in our Costs Team who, yesterday, qualified as a solicitor! She told us all about what completing her PORT (Period of Recognised Training) at Fletchers was like and what motivated her throughout.

Celebrity Image Expectations

28th January 2016

When it comes to celebrities, it would be fair to say that they are under significant pressure to look good at all times, even if they?re just running errands or taking their children to school.

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2016 – Year of Values

22nd January 2016

2016 is our Year of Values here at Fletchers. Each quarter of the year we will focus on a different one of our core values. January to March is our INNOVATION quarter, where there will be various activities to help understand and encourage innovation in every team.

Innovation in Recruitment – Social Media

14th January 2016

Continuing our innovation quarter for the 2016 Year of Values, Alison Pye (Talent & Resourcing Specialist) explained how she uses innovation within her role to secure the best talent from across the country, using social media.

Glow In The Dark Cows

5th January 2016

Glow in the dark cows! No, it isn?t April 1st, in certain areas of the British countryside, road safety measures are indeed being brought to free-roaming livestock. The discussions have been raised about fitting reflective hi-vis collars to cattle or flashing lights! The suggestions were raised to help reduce the accidents on the road involving livestock going wandering, but will it actually help?

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