Insight
Recent case law on gender critical beliefs
09/08/22
There have been three recent high-profile decisions involving claimants who allege they had been discriminated against, harassed and victimised because of their ‘gender critical beliefs’. Find out what this means for employers in our insight.
Insight
High Court injunction preventing employees being ‘fired and rehired’ overturned by Court of Appeal
04/08/22
The Court of Appeal held that the High Court was wrong to impose a permanent injunction against Tesco to prevent it from dismissing and re-engaging a group of staff. Learn more about the decision and the practical consequences for UK employers.
Insight
The two reforms housing practitioners need to have on their radar
28/07/22
The Government has proposed two new bills relating to housing. As they are being discussed in parliament in the current session, find out what to expect from the reforms and our view on how they might work in practice.
Insight
Covid-19 Public Inquiry: Everything you need to know following the Chair’s opening statement
26/07/22
The Chair of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry set out how the Inquiry is going to function, including the breakdown of its first three ‘modules’. Find out what each module, Core Participant status and the costs protocol mean in practice.
Insight
What to expect: Government consultation on proposals for the reform of fire and rescue services
22/07/22
A consultation exercise is underway covering a package of proposals for the reform of fire and rescue services. Find out how the proposed reform could affect you and what FRS can do to prepare for proposed changes to employment, leadership and governance.
Insight
Housing Case Law - July/August 2022
20/07/22
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
How the Rent Arrears Arbitration Scheme can help commercial landlords recover outstanding rent payments
19/07/22
There is a legally binding arbitration process through which commercial landlords and tenants can resolve outstanding rent debts which have accrued during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how the process works and if you can benefit from it.
Insight
Chief Coroner removes entitlement to conduct remote hearings and introduces power to hold inquests in writing
15/07/22
The Chief Coroner has published new guidance in respect of remote hearings (Guidance no. 42) and inquests in writing and rule 23 evidence (Guidance no. 29). We explore the changes and how they will impact your own proceedings in this insight.
Insight
Clinical Law Insight: Summer 2022
12/07/22
We cover the latest on the Covid-19 Inquiry, recommendations from the Ockenden report and NHS Resolution's thematic reviews of clinical negligence claims in emergency medicine, diabetes and lower limb complications, plus an analysis of anaesthesia claims.
Insight
Withdrawal of the NHS COVID-19 workforce guidance – further update for employers
12/07/22
Following the withdrawal of the staff terms and conditions section of the COVID-19 workforce guidance, the NHS Staff Council has issued guidance on managing the transition of staff back to contractual sick pay arrangements, and any new COVID-19 cases.
Podcast
Procurement Bill podcast: Episode 6 - Who and what?
08/07/22
Our podcast series helps you navigate changes under the upcoming Procurement Bill. In episode 6, Mary and Kat discuss the "who" and the "what" under the procurement bill, looking at the definitions of contracting authorities and public contracts.
Insight
Government to withdraw key sections of the NHS COVID-19 workforce guidance
06/07/22
The Government has announced that it will be withdrawing the staff terms and conditions section of the COVID-19 workforce guidance in England with effect from 7 July 2022. We summarise the changes and their potential impact below.