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abril 2016

A Guide to Strategic Estates Partnerships

A Guide to Strategic Estates Partnerships

With the NHS facing a huge financial savings challenge of £22 billion by 2020/21, the sector has welcomed Lord Carter's recent review of hospital prod ...

Vicarious liability: The 'Sufficient Connection' test

Vicarious liability: The 'Sufficient Connection' test

In this case, the Supreme Court considered whether an employer was vicariously liable for an employee's unprovoked and violent assault on a customer. ...

Vicarious liability: The nature of the relationship

Vicarious liability: The nature of the relationship

In this case, the Supreme Court held that the Ministry of Justice could be liable for the negligence of a prisoner working in a prison kitchen, althou ...

How to Avoid Costly Mistakes and Disputes Around Agency Staffing

How to Avoid Costly Mistakes and Disputes Around Agency Staffing

The 1 April has passed, and the expectation is now that all agency procurement by NHS Trusts should be via approved framework agreements unless "excep ...

Managing political risk in an uncertain world

Managing political risk in an uncertain world

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made headlines in 2014 when she stated “the world is a mess”, in reference to the simultaneous erupt ...

Credit hire is back in the spotlight with dismisssal of claim in excess of £200,000

Credit hire is back in the spotlight with dismisssal of claim in excess of £200,000

Credit hire is back in the national press, following a £236,724 claim being dismissed due to lack of need.

Should Jackson's 10% uplift to general damages give Claimants the penny and the bun?

Should Jackson's 10% uplift to general damages give Claimants the penny and the bun?

The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, as part of the reforms proposed by Lord Justice Jackson, prevents the recovery of succ ...