Lessons learnt from the ICO’s data protection fine against British Airways
19/10/20
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published its monetary penalty notice against British Airways (BA), in a sum of £20 million. We summarise the incident, the key points of the notice and what to take away.
Regulatory Newsletter - August 2020
10/08/20
Read the August 2020 edition of our newsletter, which reviews recent cases and examines key decisions from the last few months relevant to professional regulators.
Reminder that only in exceptional circumstances will time for appeal be extended
07/08/20
In Gupta v General Medical Council [2020] EWHC 38 (Admin), the Court struck out a doctor’s appeal on the basis that it had been brought out of time.
Decision not to put relevant Court of Appeal judgment before panel was wrong
07/08/20
The Court has held that it had been wrong for the General Medical Council (GMC) and registrant to agree to exclude a relevant Court of Appeal judgment from the bundle put before a panel on the question of sanction.
Panel failed to properly apply the Sanctions Guidance
07/08/20
In General Medical Council v Saeed [2020] EWHC 830 (Admin), the Court allowed an appeal by the General Medical Council on the basis that a panel had failed to properly apply the Sanctions Guidance
Scottish Court considers evidence of good character
07/08/20
A Scottish Court dismissed an appeal by a doctor who had been erased from the register after it was held that she had been dishonest in preparing an expert report that had numerous inaccuracies.
Employment judge rules that tribunal chair is a worker and not an independent contractor
06/08/20
An Employment Tribunal has found that the claimant, who acted as a tribunal chair for the Nursing and Midwifery Council, had the employment status of a worker and was therefore entitled to holiday pay. We summarise the decision and what to take away.
Return to work and risk assessments during COVID-19
04/06/20
For a successful return to work during COVID-19, employers have a duty to carry out a risk assessment, implement safe systems of work and to keep these under review. Our risk assessment flowchart sets out the key issues for employers to consider.
Regulatory Newsletter - January 2020
01/01/20
Read the January 2020 edition of our newsletter, which reviews recent cases and examines key decisions from the last few months relevant to professional regulators.
Regulatory Newsletter - September 2019
01/09/19
Read the September 2019 edition of our newsletter, which reviews recent cases and examines key decisions from the last few months relevant to professional regulators.
Regulatory Newsletter - April 2019
24/04/19
Read the latest edition of our Regulatory Newsletter, which reviews recent cases and examines key decisions from the last few months.
Regulatory Newsletter - January 2019
12/02/19
Read the latest edition of our Regulatory Newsletter, which reviews recent cases and examines key decisions from the last few months.