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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.  

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to avoid the disability discrimination trap

How to avoid the disability discrimination trap

Published by People Management.

What's the use of motor insurance? The Court of Appeal explains...

What's the use of motor insurance? The Court of Appeal explains...

In a ruling handed down today (Wednesday 12 April 2017) in the case of UK Insurance v Holden & Phoenix, the Court of Appeal has provided helpful g ...