The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld an Employment Tribunal decision that a GP locum was a “worker” and was entitled to holiday pay.
A new consultation NHS Pension Scheme: pension flexibility has just been published. This is to address the significant concerns raised by GPs and other clinicians
Hempsons’ Newcastle office receives a major boost through the appointment of commercial property expert, David Naughten
David Naughten brings a wealth of experience to our commercial property team in the north.
We are delighted to announce that three trainee solicitors have started their two-year training period at Hempsons.
This is a round up of some of the more significant decisions you may have missed over the summer holiday period.
Newsflash: Emergency Application to the High Court’s Inherent Jurisdiction to protect a vulnerable adult
Emergency Application to the High Court’s Inherent Jurisdiction to protect a vulnerable adult.
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the ‘Legal Advisor – Public’ category at the LaingBuisson Awards 2019.
NHS England has published a Primary Care Network (PCN) Development Support Prospectus. Aimed at Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) and Integrated Care Systems (ICSs), the Prospectus is in two parts. Read more here..
The European Court of Justice has produced a judgment which demonstrates the fluid nature of data controller status and that it is rarely a matter of simply binary choice. Chris Alderson provides a summary.
Justin Cumberlege concludes his series on having an incorporated practice by looking at the members’ powers.
In his previous articles, Justin Cumberlege explained why forming a company could be a good idea for growing GP practices. This article looks at the role of the director.
One of the issues legal expert Justin Cumberlege often has to explain to practice managers is the difference of running a practice as a company, rather than a partnership. Here he takes an in-depth look at the subject and why the change can be of benefit to GPs.
Some GPs and practice managers have taken on one or more different roles in organisations outside the practice, such as being on the Board of a clinical commissioning group, or federation, and now there is the primary care network (PCN).
Niloo Bozorgi explores the additional challenges of defending a claim when the patient is not legally represented and hopes that the courts may be becoming a little less lenient towards such litigants.