Podcast
Procurement Bill podcast: Episode 1 - Procedures and notices
27/05/22
Our podcast series helps contracting authorities navigate changes under the new Procurement Bill, providing practical tips on how to adapt and make the most out of the new rules. In episode 1, Mary and Kat set out changes to procedures and notices.
Insight
Preventing future harm: the Ockenden Report into maternity services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
24/05/22
The report of Donna Ockenden’s review of maternity services found repeated failures in the quality of care and governance at the Trust as well as failures of monitoring by external bodies. Read the key recommendations and what they mean for you.
Insight
Covid-19 Public Inquiry sets out additional terms of reference
20/05/22
The terms of reference for the UK Covid-19 Public Inquiry are set to expand, following a proposal from Baroness Hallett, the Inquiry’s Chair, to the Prime Minister on 12 May. In our insight, we explain which clarifications and additions you can expect.
Insight
Data protection claim for unauthorised acts of third party in NHS hospital fails
18/05/22
The case illustrates the importance of putting in place appropriate access arrangements with third parties who work on NHS premises, and being able to justify how, why, and where patient information is stored and made available.
Insight
Housing Case Law - May 2022
17/05/22
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.
Insight
New guidance promotes greater alignment of service change and capital business cases in the NHS
16/05/22
NHSEI's addendum to its service change guidance seeks to better align service reconfiguration and capital business cases and the evaluation criteria for preferred options. Learn how this will impact your business case, e.g. for the New Hospital Programme.
Insight
The EAT has made its first decision on a COVID-19 related dismissal – here’s what employers can take away
16/05/22
In the case of Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had its first opportunity to consider the fairness of a COVID-19 related dismissal. We explain what employers can learn from the case.
Insight
The economic predictions and current risks registered providers should consider now
13/05/22
The 2022 Social Housing Finance Conference focused on the current economic and political instability, and what RPs can do to keep ahead of the curve. We summarise the key messages for housing providers we took away from the conference.
Insight
What the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill means for planning law and delivery of affordable housing
12/05/22
The Bill proposes changes to existing planning legislation including local government, planning, and compulsory purchase. Our experts explore the potential changes to the planning system and the impacts they could have on the delivery of new housing.
Case study
How multi-storey car park developments can save you money and optimise the use of trust sites
09/05/22
Our work on the development of two new multi-storey car parks for Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust sets a positive example on how to access much-needed capital funding, free up additional land and benefit from outsourced services.
Insight
When does an incident amount to unlawful harassment? The EAT’s latest decision
05/05/22
The EAT gave important guidance on how relevant the employee's perception is when evaluating allegations of harassment. We explore the latest case and set out the key factors employers need to look out for when dealing with harassment claims.
Case study
Unique public-private partnership models progressing collaboration and innovation in healthcare
05/05/22
Read our case study to learn how to successfully enter unique, long-term partnerships with private healthcare and research organisations to bring forward innovative treatments.