Health and social care
Access to health records - important changes to know
18/06/18
Important points to note about the charging regimes and finding the exemptions
Housing
Housing case law - June 2018 update
15/06/18
Our monthly #ukhousing case law update to keep you one step ahead.
All
Supreme Court rejects appeal in Pimlico Plumbers case
15/06/18
An insight into the highly publicised case on worker status, Pimlico Plumbers v Smith.
All
Revised section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act
11/06/18
Due to the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR, there are consequential changes to s. 40 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Health and social care
Court of Appeal decision on duty to warn of risks of surgery
07/06/18
The Court of Appeal has provided further clarification on a doctor’s duty to disclose material risks to a patient.
Health and social care
Court maintains the suspension of a healthcare procurement in Lancashire Care case
04/06/18
For the first time the Court accepts that certain losses which were considerable but not catastrophic for the losing bidder could still not be adequately compensated by money.
Housing
Major insurance company enters bankruptcy
04/06/18
Alpha Insurance Company A/S has recently been declared bankrupt. Find out the actions required if you're affected.
Health and social care
EAT holds that dismissal without warning was fair even where no act of gross misconduct
30/05/18
The EAT has found that a Claimant’s summary dismissal, without any existing warnings, was fair even though he had not committed any single act of gross misconduct.
Health and social care
Insurance
Judge finds DePuy metal-on-metal hip implant not “defective”
25/05/18
The Court handed down judgement in what is already being described as a landmark case for product litigation.
Health and social care
Reclaiming community estate overage
23/05/18
An insight into one of the key Government responses for NHS trusts and FTs that hold community estate.
All
Shared parental leave and discrimination – the latest from the EAT
18/05/18
An insight into the question of whether a man taking shared parental leave is entitled to the same rate of pay as a female employee taking maternity leave.
Housing
Housing case law - May 2018 update
17/05/18
Our monthly #ukhousing case law update to keep you one step ahead