Regulatory Newsletter - August 2020
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.
Panel failed to properly apply the Sanctions Guidance
In General Medical Council v Saeed  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
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.
The government’s planning reform: Planning for the future
The government published the much anticipated white paper on 5 August 2020, which focuses on the reform of the English planning system. We summarise the key aims, the changes proposed and what they mean for housing providers.
Gearing up for the resumption of possession cases - part 2
CPR PD55C makes temporary rules that will apply between 23/08/2020 and 28/03/2021 for existing possession claims, as well as new claims issued within specific timelines. We consider the position for social housing providers in relation to each category.