Police Scotland’s controversial ‘clean shaven’ policy – is it discriminatory?
The plan to require all frontline police officers to be clean-shaven is now on hold. This insight looks at the detail of the policy, why it is controversial and what forces need to consider.
Spotlight on harassment, violence and aggression against healthcare and emergency services workers
The increase in violence against staff in healthcare and Emergency Services is a concern for both workers and employers. In this insight we look at how employers can ensure the health, safety and welfare of staff.
‘Nothing more than chewing gum on his shoe’: Golden v Nursing and Midwifery Council  EWHC 619 (Admin)
Registered professionals have an obligation to engage with their regulator. This case highlights the importance of constructive engagement and the risks a professional runs where they fail to do so.
Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence in Regulatory Proceedings: Mansaray v Nursing and Midwifery Council  EWHC 730 (Admin)
The admissibility of hearsay evidence in regulatory proceedings has attracted a large amount of judicial consideration since Nursing and Midwifery Council v Ogbonna  EWCA Civ 1216.
Housing Case Law – May 2023
Our team of housing specialists summarises the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update.
How will the Renters (Reform) Bill affect NHS organisations?
The government has put forward proposals to abolish section 21 notices with the view to giving renters greater protection. It will create potential difficulties for NHS organisations who provide staff accommodation.
What does the Renter’s (Reform) Bill mean for Registered Providers?
The government has finally published its long-awaited and much promised Renter’s (Reform) Bill setting out its proposed changes to housing law in England. In this insight we summarises the main points as currently set out in the Bill.
Changes to the procurement rules that will apply from 25 May 2023
Changes have been made to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR) which will come into force on 25 May 2023. In this insight we highlight the key changes coming into effect.
Brexit changes to employment law – latest developments
The government has announced proposals for change to retained EU employment law and its intention to make a significant change to the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill. In this insight we summarise what this means for employers.
Social Housing Finance Conference 2023: the key messages
In this insight, we summarise the key takeaways from the Social Housing Finance conference 2023.
British Transport Police successfully overturn decision to allow police officer to keep his job
In this insight, we give an overview of the events of Chief Constable of the British Transport Police) v Police Misconduct Panel and others  EWHC 589 (Admin).
Family Court Disclosure to Regulators
In this insight, we explain the judgment of Re Z (Disclosure to Social Work England)  EWHC 447 (Fam) and its potential effects on future requests for disclosure from the family courts for professional regulators.