9th January - Law News

2571st Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus:  The Metropolitan Police has said it will deal "robustly" with protesters who barrack MPs outside parliament. The police have been criticised for failing to protect MPs, such as Tory Remainer Anna Soubry, who was abused by hardline pro-Brexit demonstrators yesterday. The Commons Speaker John Bercow called for tougher action and said the hounding of MPs was "a type of fascism".

Focus of the Day Article:
There is a strong proven business case for law firms to promote good physical and mental health for all staff – it leads to greater productivity, better morale, better retention of valued and experienced staff, and reduced sickness absence.
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