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  • RSS users worldwide at 275 million? Ubiquitous RSS is almost upon us

    Alex Barnett, International Program Manager for MSDN and TechNet at Microsoft, takes a look at the recent survey information on the use of RSS and concludes that ubiquitous RSS is almost upon us. …[T]he number of RSS users in the UK and US is now at a staggering 72.8 million…worldwide this is 275...

  • Two new UK law blogs

    What’s new on the UK legal web? reports on two new blogs: Family Lore, from a family law solicitor practicing in England and Wales, and The Landlord Law Blog, offering thoughts on residential landlord and tenant law....

  • Justin Patten to write book on blogging

    Justen Patten, a London solicitor and publisher of the Human Law blog has got a book on blogging coming out next year. I am pleased to inform you that Gower Publishing Ltd has just commissioned me to write a book on blogging. The provisional title is ‘Blogging and Other Social Media: Technology and ...

  • Genetic Screening Hits National Health Service

    The National Health Services in the United Kingdom proposes to implement genetic screening, based on Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), originally developed in the late 1980s to identify genetic defects and chromosomal abnormalities in embryos before they are transferred to the womb. The...

  • Qigong used to cope with anxiety

    Qigong helped people cope with anxiety following the SARS outbreak, according to research in the April issue of the UK-based Journal of Clinical Nursing. The study of Qigong (or Chigong) use looked at 98 people who had enrolled before the SARS outbreak and 70 who enrolled after the disease hit Hong ...

  • Study cautions use of herbal remedies for depression and anxiety

    A UK study cautions those using herbal remedies for depression and anxiety. In “Herbal remedies for depression and anxiety,” Edzard Ernst notes: Herbal remedies are used by many people suffering from anxiety or depression. It is therefore important to know whether they generate more good than harm. ...

  • Fighting Financial Fraud At UK Banks

    In the United States, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network regulates the customer identification procedures, (a.k.a  “know your customer rules”), at banks.  In order to clarify these procedures, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued guidance in January 2004.  These customer...

  • Who Pays the Bill for Asbestos Claims: Recent Developments in Asbestos-Related Disease Liability in the UK

    This post was written by Darren Smith, Julia Dodds, and Claire Hamm. The UK has an estimated 3,000 deaths per year from mesothelioma, the lung cancer caused by inhalation of asbestos fibres. This rate of incidence shows no signs of slackening, a result of the historic exposure of the UK workforce...

  • EAT gives guidance on how TUPE applies to service provision changes

    In Kimberley Group Housing Ltd v Hambley and ors and Angel Services (UK) Ltd v Hambley and ors, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has overturned an Employment Tribunal’s finding that where a service provision contract is performed by one company and is taken over by two companies, the liability...

  • PSL SaaS

    Knowledge Management (KM) in the UK has meant something different than here in the US until recently. My top-line assessment has been that the UK gets the human aspect of KM and the US gets the technology part. We’ve both been working towards the middle with varying degrees of success. In the UK,...