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Newsflash: NHS England publishes draft contract for accountable models of care

Following a period of public consultation on the draft MCP contract framework, NHS England has published the first version of a model contract for accountable care organisations (ACOs) for use by both Multi-Speciality Community Provider (MCPs) and Primary and Acute …Read more…

 

Newsflash: Manchester merger cleared

In a landmark decision the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the merger of Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS FT and University Hospital of South Manchester NHS FT. Working closely with the trusts’ programme office and the leading competition …Read more…

 

Newsflash: New tactics required in intellectual property litigation from the Autumn

There have long been restrictions on owners of certain types of IP making “unjustified threats” of infringement action to third parties. Coupled with the fact that the maker of an unjustified threat (which could include a law firm on behalf of its …Read more…

 

Newsflash: Employment Tribunal fees abolished

The Supreme Court has held the current fee regime for employment tribunal fees to be unlawful and prevents access to justice. Lord Reed handing down the court’s ruling noted a contrast between the level of fees in the tribunal, and …Read more…

 

Newsflash: Sleep-ins and National Minimum Wage enforcement

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today announced that enforcement in relation to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for sleep-in shifts in the social care sector will be temporarily suspended. This comes shortly after the recent …Read more…