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Changes to possession proceedings from 1 December
30/11/21
The latest update to the CPR makes some important changes to Practice Direction 55C which affects how landlords deal with cases from 1 December 2021. We look at what these changes are and how RPs should deal with new and ongoing possession cases.
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ICB due diligence: our top tips for carrying out policy reviews and risk assessments
26/11/21
NHS England and NHS Improvement's Readiness to Operate Statement Checklist sets out the due diligence CCGs need to carry out by the end of March 2022. We explain which key issues you need to consider in the due diligence exercise.
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Following a homeowner’s Section 106 “conspiracy” claim, how can RPs avoid risks when buying affordable housing?
26/11/21
In Raja v McMillan, a recent court battle has identified the potential pitfalls when purchasing a property bound by affordable housing occupancy restrictions. Find out which lessons can be learned from the case.
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High Court holds that committee’s reasoning on impairment was flawed
25/11/21
The High Court allowed an appeal by the Authority challenging the findings of the GOC’s committee regarding the registrant’s fitness to practise and sanction. Learn about key lessons, including giving a clear explanation why conclusions have been reached.
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High Court allows GMC appeal against high-profile MPT decision in ‘liver branding’ case, with important commentary on the nature of insight
24/11/21
This case highlights the need for regulatory tribunals to consider carefully the applicable sanctions guidance, and to ensure that any departure from that guidance is properly explained. Sophie Keenan explores the judgment in more detail.
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Housing Case Law - November 2021
23/11/21
Read our monthly housing case law update, summarising the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update, so you can devote more time to supporting your tenants.
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Medication Practitioners Tribunal decision quashed due to insufficient reasons
23/11/21
The Court quashed the decision of the MPT, finding that it had not sufficiently explained its reasons for rejecting Dr Mokhammad’s evidence. Regulators and panels may find this case interesting when dealing with cases based on competing witness evidence.
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Key considerations for transferring CCG properties to Integrated Care Boards
22/11/21
CCGs need to review their property arrangements to ensure that relevant matters are included in the transfer arrangements. Find out which steps you need to take to make the transition as easy as possible and how to make property savings in the future.
COVID-19: Workforce FAQs
17/11/21
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose significant workforce issues for healthcare organisations regarding the services they provide and the risks to staff. Here we share our FAQs in relation to these policies and communications with staff generally.
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Clinical Law Insight: Autumn 2021
15/11/21
Welcome to the autumn edition of our Clinical Law Insight. Hospital-acquired Covid-19 infections have been a more significant cause of death than previously appreciated. We consider how you can prepare for claims and for the Public Inquiry due in 2022.
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Mandatory vaccination requirements for workers in health and social care: What employers need to know
12/11/21
New mandatory COVID-19 vaccine regulations for health and social care settings in England will come into force on 1 April 2022. Find out which actions you need to take in our insight.
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Out of hours applications can help landlords resolve urgent tenancy issues
09/11/21
For emergency situations in housing management, the court service is available year-round, although the making of an application isn’t always straightforward or its outcome certain. We share an example of how to make a successful out of hours application.