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Newsflash: Deprivation of Liberty update

Deprivation of Liberty : Key developments There have been three important recent developments in relation to the impact of the law on Deprivation of Liberty that need to be understood by all health and social care providers and commissioners. It …Read more…

 

Clinical negligence cases of interest – March 2015

This new monthly update on recent clinical negligence cases will see Hempsons commenting on legal issues and quantum points arising. The update this month includes recent cases on categories of secondary victims and causation in clinical negligence cases on the …Read more…

 

Fundamental standards of care – a critical new framework

The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (as amended) come fully into force today, 1 April 2015. Click here to read our comprehensive step guide about the duty of candour, fundamental standards of care and fit …Read more…

 

Holiday pay to include commission

Following last year’s decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Lock v British Gas, the Employment Tribunal has now confirmed that the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) can be read consistently with the European Directive that they seek …Read more…

 

Urgent rates alert for GPs

What action do you need to take? Urgent action is required if you wish to be able to take advantage of an appeal against the assessment of the rateable value (RV) of your surgery premises for the period 2010 – …Read more…