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2020

Pensions Signpost January 2020

Pensions Signpost January 2020

A report detailing recent key developments in Pensions.

Real Estate Tip of the Week: A Case Re-visited

Real Estate Tip of the Week: A Case Re-visited

Current market conditions are some of the most challenging faced by landlords and tenants, creating greater disparity during lease renewal negotiation ...

How should costs arguments be resolved in Low Value Protocol claims?

How should costs arguments be resolved in Low Value Protocol claims?

Following the introduction of the Low Value Protocols, in which costs are fixed for claims proceeding within the Portal process and for claims falling ...

Credit Hire Claims: New Mandatory Requirements

Credit Hire Claims: New Mandatory Requirements

On the 6th April 2020 amendments to Practice Direction 16 (PD16) of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) come into force which impose a number of mandatory ...

Proposed update to planning requirements for biodiversity net gain

Proposed update to planning requirements for biodiversity net gain

The Environmental Bill will introduce a mandatory 10% biodiversity net gain requirement for planning approval. This article will look at how it will b ...

Harassment and The Handmaid’s Tale

Harassment and The Handmaid’s Tale

In what circumstances can a person obtain an interim injunction against another for harassment and defamation?

New Scottish Lands Tribunal Procedure in Electronic Communications Code Applications

New Scottish Lands Tribunal Procedure in Electronic Communications Code Applications

The Lands Tribunal for Scotland has recently published its first Guidance Note for claims made under the new Electronic Communications Code, forming S ...

Enter Sandbox - New CQC requirements for digital clinical triage tools

Enter Sandbox - New CQC requirements for digital clinical triage tools

CQC has published its findings from its first ‘regulatory sandboxing’ exercise, the output of which includes a change in the criteria which providers ...

DAC Beachcroft Snap into Action and Find Claimant Fundamentally Dishonest

DAC Beachcroft Snap into Action and Find Claimant Fundamentally Dishonest

DAC Beachcroft’s casualty fraud team has secured another Fundamental Dishonesty finding against a claimant who sought to claim damages for personal in ...

CQC Monitoring the Mental Health Act 2018/19

CQC Monitoring the Mental Health Act 2018/19

On 6 February 2020, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published their monitoring report on the use of the Mental Health Act 1983 in 2018/19. Although ...