The Irwin Mitchell Podcast
It’s Time to Talk about Sepsis

It’s Time to Talk about Sepsis

September 11, 2020

Every single hour five people in the UK die from Sepsis. The illness takes over 48,000 lives a year – yet it is still known as the silent killer.

As part of World Sepsis Day we invited two very special guests onto our latest podcast to take an in-depth look at the illness, the warning signs and why raising awareness has never been more important due to COVID-19. 

Back to School with Special Educational Needs

Back to School with Special Educational Needs

September 9, 2020

Children with special educational needs make up around 15% of all pupils in mainstream education and as schools reopen up and down the country, many of their parents have unanswered questions. Our latest podcast considers the issues that are causing families uncertainty as they deal with this ‘new normal’ as a result of COVID-19.

Moving in Together – Traps, Pitfalls and Protection

Moving in Together – Traps, Pitfalls and Protection

August 11, 2020

The stamp duty relief has led to a huge increase in people looking to get on the property ladder and move in together. 

Our latest podcast takes an in-depth look at the housing market, the impact of lockdown and the things new buyers should be considering before they make a life-changing commitment.  

Commercial Property in a Covid-19 World

Commercial Property in a Covid-19 World

July 28, 2020

In our latest podcast, we review the effects Covid-19 has had on the letting of commercial properties, and how the industry fares for individuals and businesses.

No-Fault Divorce - What the end to the ‘blame game’ means for couples

No-Fault Divorce - What the end to the ‘blame game’ means for couples

July 9, 2020

Our family law specialists Zahra Pabani and Tara Smith discuss the ‘no-fault divorce’ announcement with Marcie Shaoul, founder and family coach at Rolling Stone Coaching.

As the first change to divorce law in fifty years, this is an important announcement and will cover, the impact on family law as a whole, what the end to the ‘blame game’ means for couples and the benefits these changes will have on families.

03. Employment

03. Employment

January 13, 2020

Starting or returning to work after an injury or illness can seem a daunting prospect. In this episode we discuss the routes into work if you’re living with a disability, and much more.

Find out how Dean got into work following his brain injury. Learn how employing disabled people benefits employers. And discover the benefits of working – whether voluntary or paid. Let’s talk about employment.

02. Transport

02. Transport

June 19, 2019

Disability shouldn’t stop you getting around. In this episode globetrotter Anne Luttman-Johnson and aviation accessibility campaigner Chris Wood, talk planes, trains and automobiles.

We discuss getting about in the UK by train, bus and car. Anne talks about the sense of freedom she gets from her wheelchair, as well as her round the world trip. And Chris takes us through his campaign to make air travel more accessible.

01. Disability Sport

01. Disability Sport

April 17, 2019

Paralympian and world record holder Hannah Cockroft, wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett, and aspiring athlete Ed Buckley talk all things sport.

Learn how champions Hannah and Alfie weren’t allowed to do PE at school. Aspiring Paralympian Ed shares his secret to a good night’s sleep. And discover how you can get involved in disability sport with our Don’t Quit Do It campaign.

 

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