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The Irwin Mitchell podcast shares advice and guidance on the topics that matter most to you, including the latest legal and financial news from our experts and special guests.

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The Irwin Mitchell podcast shares advice and guidance on the topics that matter most to you, including the latest legal and financial news from our experts and special guests.

    ESG and corporate occupiers of real estate

    ESG and corporate occupiers of real estate

    Following this year’s Office Occupiers’ report, our panel consider how ESG might affect corporate occupiers’ thinking when it comes to changing their office requirements. Real Estate expert Paul Henson is joined by Robert Pearson, director at Savills, Richard Starr, executive property director at Palace Capital. They discuss:
    The main reasons businesses are looking to relocate
    Whether pressures from employees are driving businesses towards more sustainable spaces
    The business benefits of choosing a more sustainable building
    Which businesses or sectors are most focused on their environmental impact.

    • 29 min
    The importance of palliative care following a cancer diagnosis

    The importance of palliative care following a cancer diagnosis

    Palliative care is often associated with end of life treatment, and a lot of people are reluctant to engage with hospices. But considering palliative care early can be really beneficial.
    Our host and workplace illness expert Nicola Handley is joined by our client Linda Fee, Dr Clare Gardiner from the University of Sheffield and rehabilitation expert Michaela Morris. As they discuss:
    The benefits of palliative care
    How hospices can support family members
    The terminology used for life-limiting care
    The importance of talking about palliative care.

    • 41 min
    What is ESG and why it should matter to your business

    What is ESG and why it should matter to your business

    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is a way of evaluating the social impact of a business.
    It’s something we hear about more and more these days, and it’s rapidly becoming a business priority. However, there’s no single definition of what it means, and no single criteria to measure success against.
    Led by lawyer Faye Bargery, our panel of experts discuss what ESG means for your business and why it’s important to take action on it.

    • 32 min
    Mediation - The way forward!

    Mediation - The way forward!

    Mediation is beginning to play an increasingly important role in
    Family Law.
    An expert panel joins our podcast host and family law partner, https://www.irwinmitchell.com/our-people/zahra-pabani (Zahra Pabani) to discuss mediation and the importance of it. On the panel is founder of, Family Mediation and Mentoring, a bespoke Family Mediation Service, Rachael Oakes, Mills and Reeve Partner and specialist financial and children lawyer, Joanna Grandfield and mediator and family law partner, https://www.irwinmitchell.com/our-people/claire-filer (Claire Filer).
    Together we explore a variety of topics relating to mediation including:
    How hybrid mediation can benefit families
    The increasing importance and popularity of mediation
    Changing mind-sets on mediation
    The role of complex assets in mediation.

    • 25 min
    Bike Week 2022 – Cyclists' Safety

    Bike Week 2022 – Cyclists' Safety

    Serious injury expert Peter Lorence hosts our latest podcast during Bike Week 2022.
    He’s joined by Michael Gaffney, Chairman of Blue Light Cycling Club, and DS Andrew Cox, Superintendent of Lincolnshire Police.
    Together, they discuss the dangers posed to cyclists on our roads and how we tackle them, the recent Highway Code update, and tips for drivers and cyclists whilst on the road.

    • 40 min
    The state of the care sector and the recent care reform proposals

    The state of the care sector and the recent care reform proposals

    Our host https://www.linkedin.com/in/timfarmertsf/ (Tim Farmer), Clinical Director at Comentis and key experts discuss the care sector and the recent care reform proposals.
    On the panel is https://timefindersuk.com/about-timefinders/meet-the-team/ (Alison Hesketh), a Senior Life Specialist and founder of Pathfinders - a company which bridges the gap between the legal and financial professions and the care sector and https://www.chdliving.co.uk/m-faqs-and-policies/shaleeza-hasham-owner-and-head-of-hospitality-communications/ (Shaleeza Hasham), director at CHD Living, an award-winning, family-owned group of care services.
    We also have our very own https://www.irwinmitchell.com/our-people/stewart-stretton-hill (Stewart Stretton-Hill), Senior Associate Solicitor specialising in helping elderly and vulnerable clients with legal issues related to mental capacity, asset protection and care fee planning.
    Together they take a look at what are the care reform proposals, how will they effect those who are planning financially for care or who have loved ones that will shortly be moving into care and how the practicalities will work.

    • 33 min

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