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abril 2017

Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service Launched

Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service Launched

The Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service (HCPTS) is expected to become fully operational today - 28 April 2017. This will mark a milestone in ...

Industrial Action – The New Law: Webinar

Industrial Action – The New Law: Webinar

DAC Beachcroft Partners, Nick Chronias and Guy Bredenkamp, explore the implications and effect of the new law.  

Self-policing of social media sites - a dream or a reality?

Self-policing of social media sites - a dream or a reality?

In the instant world of social media the hard earned reputations of brands and individuals can be destroyed in minutes by a wholly fictitious post or ...

Information required to obtain informed consent for elective procedures

Information required to obtain informed consent for elective procedures

Following a ground-breaking decision by the Supreme Court in 2015, Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11, the High Court has recently g ...

National Minimum Wage Regulations (NMW): payments for "sleep ins"

National Minimum Wage Regulations (NMW): payments for "sleep ins"

In this case the EAT found that a care worker required to sleep at a service user's premises was found to be working and entitled to the NMW for the w ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Costs must reflect work done

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Costs must reflect work done

We reported on the case of No 1 West India Quay (Residential) Ltd v East Tower Apartments Ltd at the end of last year, highlighting the point that, wh ...

Purdah begins - what you need to know

Purdah begins - what you need to know

What is purdah? 'Purdah' (formally known as the 'election period') is the period leading up to an election, during which care should be taken to avoid ...

How to avoid the disability discrimination trap

How to avoid the disability discrimination trap

Published by People Management.

Real Estate Tip of the Week: We're putting you on notice…

Real Estate Tip of the Week: We're putting you on notice…

The lease provision which stipulates how notices and formal communications should be given by each party to the other – the Notices clause – can often ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - May 2017

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - May 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of our Cyber Insurance newsletter. This month we'll be considering: The "significant and growing" risk of cyber threats ...