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Liquidated damages in commercial health projects

Liquidated damages in commercial health projects

Liquidated damages (“LDs”) clauses are a common contractual feature in high value and/or complex commercial health projects.  They are a useful tool f ...

NHS Resolution publishes report following thematic review of clinical negligence claims relating to diabetes and lower limb complications in England

NHS Resolution publishes report following thematic review of clinical negligence claims relating to diabetes and lower limb complications in England

NHS Resolution has published an important report on lower limb claims (the majority of which involving amputations) arising from diabetes in England, ...

Latest on what lies ahead for data in health and social care

Latest on what lies ahead for data in health and social care

The final version of the Department of Health and Social Care’s data strategy - Data saves lives: reshaping health and social care with data - has now ...

Monkeypox: What is it and what are the risks?

Monkeypox: What is it and what are the risks?

Monkeypox is a virus which is endemic in Central and West Africa but there have been increasing numbers of cases reported, with potential community in ...

Ethical investment - latest for charities on striking the right balance

Ethical investment - latest for charities on striking the right balance

How should charity trustees approach the thorny issue of avoiding investments that conflict with their charity’s purposes whilst at the same time tryi ...

How anti-corruption compliant is your charity?

How anti-corruption compliant is your charity?

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, compliance focus has been (understandably) dominated by the way in which the UK and other countries have ...

Update on Charity Commission inquiries

Update on Charity Commission inquiries

Over the last three months there have been a number of Charity Commission inquiry reports published. 

Charities Update - May 2022

Charities Update - May 2022

As ever, there has been lots happening in the world of charity law and regulation and, in this edition of our Charities Update, we take a look at the ...

Virtual meetings - does your charity’s governing document allow them?

Virtual meetings - does your charity’s governing document allow them?

The Charity Commission has recently removed the flexibility it applied during the pandemic for charities to hold meetings virtually regardless of what ...

Charities Act 2022 - when will the changes happen?

Charities Act 2022 - when will the changes happen?

As reported in our last Charities Update the Charities Bill received Royal Assent on 24 February 2022, becoming the Charities Act 2022 (‘the Act’). Th ...