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A landmark judgment* by the Supreme Court on 29th July ruled that the Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum UK can access court documents used in a legal case against the asbestos manufacturer Cape Intermediate Holdings Limited. This follows a 2 year battle by the Forum in the courts.

The Forum would not have been able to pursue this case without the agreement of its legal team to act pro bono for the last two and a half years putting in a huge amount of unpaid work and representation in court. Our thanks go out to Harminder Bains of Leigh Day Solicitors and Rob Weir QC, Jonathan Butters and Harry Sheehan of Devereux Chambers.

Jeff Eaman, a long-serving member of staff at the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group (GMAVSG), has retired. Thank you Jeff, from all of us at GMAVSG, for your dedicated and compassionate work on behalf of asbestos victims over the last 7 years!...

GMAVSG is hoping to recruit a full-time (5 days / 35 hours per week) worker to provide support and advice on benefits to asbestos victims and their families and to campaign on asbestos issues. Welfare benefits background essential. The worker will be based in Manchester. The salary is £30,507 per annum (Local Authority scale point 33). Closing date:...