Housing
Regulator of Social Housing: Consumer Regulation Review 2018/2019
25/07/19
The Regulator of Social Housing has released its review of consumer regulation 2018-19. The review sets out its experience of the consumer regulation regime for social housing and how it has gone about implementing the legislation on consumer regulation.
Employee’s covert recording of meeting did not breach implied term of trust and confidence
22/07/19
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employee was not in breach of the implied duty of trust and confidence when she secretly recorded a meeting with HR.
Health and social care
NHSE and NHSI set targets to reduce disciplinary cases involving BME staff
17/07/19
NHS England and NHS Improvement have set targets for reducing number of disciplinary cases involving black and minority ethnic (BME) employees throughout the NHS as part of a drive towards a just culture.
Housing
Housing Case Law - July 2019
16/07/19
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Emergency services
Court of Appeal upholds claim of perceived disability discrimination against police force
08/07/19
In the first case of perceptive discrimination to come before the Court of Appeal, the Court has upheld the decision of the EAT that a police officer was discriminated against when she was refused a transfer because of a perceived disability.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Implications of Deprivation of Liberty Changes for Care Homes
04/07/19
On 16 May the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 replaced the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards regime with the Liberty Protection Safeguards. We outline some of the key changes and the concerns for care home registered managers.
GPs
Do you and your Primary Care Network members have a lease in place where one is needed?
20/06/19
A GP practice must have its property ‘housekeeping’ in order, but as practices move forward with their Primary Care Networks it is vital they are in a strong position. We take you through the when and whys of GP lease arrangements and how we can help.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Top Social Care insights - June 2019
17/06/19
Read our roundup of the top insights from across the social care sector.
GPs
CNSGP - What Locum and Out of Hours GPs need to know
17/06/19
We provide an insight into the requirement for out of hours clinics and reliance on locum doctors which has become increasingly necessary.
Housing
Housing case law - June 2019 update
13/06/19
Our latest monthly roundup of must read #ukhousing case law.
Health and social care
Court of Appeal gives judgment in Flowers case on overtime and holiday pay
11/06/19
Calculating holiday pay and Agenda for Change (AfC)—read our analysis of the Court of Appeal’s decision in 'Flowers and others v East of England Ambulance Trust,' and the key takeaways for NHS employers here.
Housing
Housing and Regeneration in Review: Protecting against a sharp rise in development costs
31/05/19
Ensuring that provisions protecting the quality of units are adequately drafted in development agreements is becoming more critical than ever, as development costs continue to grow exponentially.