Insight
Government plans to allow the use of agency workers during strike action and increase damage awards for unlawfulness
04/07/22
The Government has responded to the strike action taken by rail workers, and the threat of industrial action in other sectors, with proposals to amend and repeal some long standing legislation. Find out about the changes and their impact on employers.
Insight
Insurance review: Summer 2022
04/07/22
From the changing landscape of vicarious liability to reforming clinical negligence in the NHS and a consultation on fixed recoverable costs amongst other topics, we analyse what these developments will mean for insurers.
Insight
Ground rents on residential leases will soon be gone – here’s what registered providers need to know about the Leasehold Reform Act 2022
23/06/22
The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 will remove ground rent payments for new residential long leases. Read on to find out which leases are affected, the changes landlords can expect and our top tips for complying with the new provisions.
In the News
Housing Case Law - June 2022
21/06/22
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.
Podcast
Procurement Bill podcast: Episode 5 - Challenges and remedies
17/06/22
Our podcast series helps you navigate changes under the upcoming Procurement Bill. In episode 5, Mary and Dylan summarise the new rules which will apply to challenges from bidders as well as remedies, investigations and automatic suspensions.
Insight
Diabetes and lower limb complications: a thematic review of clinical negligence claims
16/06/22
Following the latest thematic review by NHS Resolution looking at the issue of diabetes and lower limb complications, we summarise when healthcare providers can step in to improve patient care, and how to prevent future harm.
Podcast
Procurement Bill podcast: Episode 4 – Direct award
13/06/22
Our podcast series helps contracting authorities navigate changes under the upcoming Procurement Bill. In episode 4, Kat Day and Anjli Vyas explain how to make direct awards under the new legislation.
Insight
High Court considers correct approach to the “rejected defence” issue
10/06/22
In Sawati v General Medical Council [2022] EWHC 283 (Admin), the High Court considered how to approach the situation where an individual’s defence has been discounted by a tribunal, and how that might be relevant to impairment and sanction.
Insight
Duty of candour when applying to the Court to extend an interim order
10/06/22
In General Medical Council v Webberley [2021] EWHC 3620 (Admin), the Court was asked to consider an application to extend an interim order. Dr Webberley contested the GMC’s application. In this insight, Jackie Carson explores the decision in more detail.
Insight
Right to Buy Expansion- Key Points to Note
09/06/22
Boris Johnson has announced the government’s new Right to Buy scheme during his speech in Blackpool this afternoon. This follows on from a pilot scheme rolled out in the Midlands between 2018 and 2021.
Podcast
Procurement Bill podcast: Episode 3 – Frameworks and dynamic markets
01/06/22
Our podcast series helps contracting authorities navigate changes under the new Procurement Bill. In episode 3, Kat Day and Jennifer Galligan summarise how the Procurement Bill will change the structure of frameworks and dynamic markets.
Insight
Manage the exclusion of medics under MHPS better with new best practice guidance
01/06/22
The NHS Resolution Practitioner Performance Advice service’s (PPA) guidance and resources clarify how medical practitioners should be excluded under the MHPS framework, and how you can best handle concerns about doctors and dentists.