“Trust Matters”. These are the bywords of the Charity Commission for its recent report on public trust in charities, issued in July.
The lead Judgment in Cartwright is a barrier for successful Defendants who wish to recover the costs of defending personal injury claims. Lord Justice Coulson upheld the Cost Judge's decision that that sums payable under a Tomlin order by D1 to the Claimant were not covered by CPR r.44.14(1). On that basis, the successful D2, Venduct, could not recover their legal costs from the damages paid by D1 to the Claimant under the Tomlin order. Unfortunately for Defendants, settlements reached under CPR r.36 are not covered by the QOWCS regime either.
Hempsons acted for the successful CCG and NHS Trust in today's Supreme Court judgment on when an application to Court is needed to withdraw clinically assisted nutrition and hydration
Trustees – Understand & Improve your Governance – Ian Hempseed to speak at Sheffield Law Society event
Sheffield & District Law Society are hosting a talk for charity Trustees where Hempsons' Ian Hempseed will be speaking. The aim of the talk is to help charity trustees understand their responsibilities and the demarcation of roles between them and the Chief Executive.
A summary of the Dr Bawa-Garba case so far; Should a Doctor’s Gross Negligence Manslaughter conviction lead to automatic erasure from the GMC Register?
In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake the Court of Appeal has determined that workers who “sleep in” at their workplace are not entitled to receive national minimum wage for periods when they are asleep. This is because time spent asleep in this way is properly characterised as time when an employee is ‘available for work’ rather than time when they are actually working.
The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill was published on 4 July 2018. It aims to give effect, with some changes, to the scheme of Liberty Protection Safeguards recommended in the Law Commission’s Report: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty (2017).
Most health technology companies want to access the NHS and SMEs find this especially challenging. South East Health Technologies Alliance have spent over 10 years helping companies understand and access the NHS and have distilled all this knowledge and experience into this Guide which has been supported by Hempsons.
There is probably nothing anyone can do to entirely eliminate the risk of a GMC referral. Sometimes, it is down to just plain bad luck. It is certainly often nothing to do with your abilities as a doctor, and that’s important to remember if you are unlucky enough to receive the dreaded GMC letter.
GDPR day – 25th May 2018 – came and went with a flurry of Privacy Notices and Policies filling our in-boxes but did everyone take stock of their data and their responsibilities or are there thousands of businesses out there who are yet to up-date their systems and processes?
The Hempsons London office is now located at 100 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7AN.
Hempsons acted on behalf of Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the “Trusts”) in successfully challenging Lancashire County Council (the “Council”) in relation to a procurement challenge for the provision of 0 – 19 services.
Newsflash: Hempsons advises 2 NHS Foundation Trusts in successful procurement challenge against Local Authority
Hempsons acted on behalf of Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the “Trusts”) in successfully challenging Lancashire County Council (the “Council”) in relation to the award of a contract for the provision of 0 – 19 services.
Defendant obtains Summary Judgment in Clinical Negligence Claim: Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust & Ors...
In Hewes the Third Defendant (GP) was able to obtain Summary Judgment against the Claimant who had suffered with Cauda Equina Syndrome.