Emergency services
NHS healthcare
Private health and social care
COVID-19: Workforce FAQs
23/09/20
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose significant workforce issues for healthcare organisations regarding the services they provide and the risks to staff. Here we share our FAQs in relation to these policies and communications with staff generally.
Housing
Shared ownership reform: What do the new proposals mean for tenants and registered providers?
18/09/20
As a part of the government’s strategy towards increasing home ownership, significant proposals aimed at making shared ownership more accessible have now been announced. In this insight, we explore the government’s proposals and what this means for RPs.
Housing
Housing Case Law Update - September 2020
16/09/20
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Insurance
Medical Malpractice Review
10/09/20
In this review of the year so far we look at some important legal decisions and developments impacting the healthcare sector and also highlight what we can still expect to come in 2020.
Housing
Possession cases: a roundup of the current position for housing providers
08/09/20
With the stay on possession cases due to be lifted on 20 September 2020, we summarise where we are now, and what you need to be doing in preparation for the lifting of the stay.
NHS healthcare
Private health and social care
Who Pays? New guidance on responsibility for NHS payments to providers
07/09/20
The updated Who Pays? guidance sets out a framework for determining which NHS body is responsible for paying a healthcare service provider for an individual’s care or treatment. All CCGs must have regard to the guidance.
Emergency services
Housing
NHS healthcare
Private health and social care
COVID-19 FAQs: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and furlough leave
04/09/20
The Government announced the launch of the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), where employers can “furlough” staff and HMRC will reimburse up to 80% of the employee’s wages, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month.
Housing
Housing Case Law Update - August 2020
18/08/20
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
NHS healthcare
Clinical Law Insight: Summer 2020
12/08/20
Welcome to the latest edition of our Clinical Law Insight, in which we consider developments in clinical negligence claims, inquests and the healthcare advisory sector.
Emergency services
Key court judgment for police services considering automated facial recognition technology
11/08/20
The Court of Appeal has given its judgment on the lawfulness of arrangements in a police force's use of facial recognition software on members of the public. The Court has declared that aspects of the way the system was set up and deployed were unlawful.
Housing
Video: Anti-social behaviour (ASB) discussion hour
11/08/20
We’ve got together with some of our valued clients to discuss how they’ve been managing anti-social behaviour (ASB) during the coronavirus outbreak.
NHS healthcare
Private health and social care
‘First Do No Harm’ - the report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review
11/08/20
‘First Do No Harm’, the long-awaited report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review has been published, including recommendations around apologies, redress, specialist care, data collection and the role of the MHRA.