Government to withdraw key sections of the NHS COVID-19 workforce guidance
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.
Covid-19 Public Inquiry formally established and Terms of Reference finalised
On 28 June, the Prime Minister set the Terms of Reference of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry, which means that the Inquiry has been formally established under the Inquiries Act 2005. Find out the key changes, topics and next step for the Inquiry in our insight.
The GM2030 report – which role will local housing providers play?
By 2030, Greater Manchester aims to become a place of innovation, reach its net zero targets and create highly skilled jobs for people to come and live in the region. Learn more about the key proposals impacting on housing and regeneration in our insight.
Government plans to allow the use of agency workers during strike action and increase damage awards for unlawfulness
The Government has responded to the strike action taken by rail workers, and the threat of industrial action in other sectors, with proposals to amend and repeal some long standing legislation. Find out about the changes and their impact on employers.
Insurance review: Summer 2022
From the changing landscape of vicarious liability to reforming clinical negligence in the NHS and a consultation on fixed recoverable costs amongst other topics, we analyse what these developments will mean for insurers.
Ground rents on residential leases will soon be gone – here’s what registered providers need to know about the Leasehold Reform Act 2022
The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 will remove ground rent payments for new residential long leases. Read on to find out which leases are affected, the changes landlords can expect and our top tips for complying with the new provisions.
Housing Case Law - June 2022
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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.
Procurement Bill podcast: Episode 5 - Challenges and remedies
Our podcast series helps you navigate changes under the upcoming Procurement Bill. In episode 5, Mary and Dylan summarise the new rules which will apply to challenges from bidders as well as remedies, investigations and automatic suspensions.
Diabetes and lower limb complications: a thematic review of clinical negligence claims
Following the latest thematic review by NHS Resolution looking at the issue of diabetes and lower limb complications, we summarise when healthcare providers can step in to improve patient care, and how to prevent future harm.
Procurement Bill podcast: Episode 4 – Direct award
Our podcast series helps contracting authorities navigate changes under the upcoming Procurement Bill. In episode 4, Kat Day and Anjli Vyas explain how to make direct awards under the new legislation.
High Court considers correct approach to the “rejected defence” issue
In Sawati v General Medical Council  EWHC 283 (Admin), the High Court considered how to approach the situation where an individual’s defence has been discounted by a tribunal, and how that might be relevant to impairment and sanction.
Duty of candour when applying to the Court to extend an interim order
In General Medical Council v Webberley  EWHC 3620 (Admin), the Court was asked to consider an application to extend an interim order. Dr Webberley contested the GMC’s application. In this insight, Jackie Carson explores the decision in more detail.