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Austin Thornton

Email: austin.thornton@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0114 267 5588

Position: Solicitor

Study suggests that incidence of dementia is declining

A new study has shown that there was a 20% drop in incidence in the incidence of dementia in the study group, driven by a reduction in men across all ages above 65.

Austin Thornton of Wrigleys’ Health & Care team comments here

05 Jun 2020

School's construction contract void for lack of capacity

We look at a recent case which has provided helpful clarity in relation to a school’s capacity to enter contracts.

05 Jun 2020

The role of trade unions in schools reopening following lockdown

The history of the trade union movement evidences the impact unions have had on protecting the health, safety and welfare of staff.

03 Jun 2020

Furlough scheme changes include 10 June cut-off date for staff who have not yet been furloughed

Government outlines changes to the Job Retention Scheme to take place between July and October 2020.