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From the archives - June 1999

What is reasonable chastisement?

Review of cases of child chastisement, suggesting that it must be reasonable and moderate in relation to its end and the welfare of the child is the key consideration

Interview: Andrew Thomson

Interview with a solicitor who operates a one-man business offering legal services to the pub industry

Develop a marketing strategy

Advice on creating a marketing policy and that the quality rather than quantity of new business is important

A good time to walk away?

Latest criminal cases, including human rights; road traffic; sentencing drug offences; evidence; plea in bar of trial; legal aid

European Court considers meaning of "same work"

Summary of the Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse case which considered the meaning of "same work" in relation to the principles of Community law on equal pay

Onus must be on the client

Risk management issues arising from computer date recognition problems