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The Prime Minister has published the final Terms of Reference for the COVID-19 Inquiry, confirming in a written statement yesterday that “The UK inquiry into COVID-19 is now formally established and able to begin its important work”.
The High Court has released its long-awaited judgment in five “test cases” where GP practices, with the support of the BMA, have challenged service charges demanded by NHS Property Services Ltd.
Many businesses are choosing to limit their liability by operating as corporate vehicles instead of as sole traders or partnerships.
Hannah Lawton, a solicitor from specialist healthcare law firm Hempsons, provides a reminder that you must ensure that a retiring partner has been removed from the property ownership and released from any mortgages.
Justin Cumberlege, a Partner in the healthcare law firm Hempsons, provides advice to practice managers on becoming directors of companies.
With the saying of a little bit of Norman French (“La Reyne le vault”) by the Clerk of the Parliaments in the House of Lords, Royal Assent to the Health and Care Bill was given on 28 April 2022.
In her last of three articles about employment tribunals, which can cost doctor employers many thousands of pounds if they lose, solicitor Julia Gray explains what to expect if you face a hearing.
A tricky issue for primary care networks (PCNs) has been how to go about employing their staff. Some PCNs appoint a lead practice to employ staff on behalf of all practices. Others share employment responsibilities across all practices.
Are you currently operating as a Partnership at Will, with no agreed documentation to govern the operation of your partnership or the ownership of your practice premises?
In her article last month, Julia Gray described the process of responding to an employment tribunal claim. Here she considers the steps to prepare the case for hearing or otherwise resolve the claim. Directions – also known as ‘case management orders’ – will be set out in writing by the tribunal telling the parties how to prepare the case for the final hearing.
Hempsons legal experts discuss the latest VCod guidance
Newsflash: Provider Selection Regime: supplementary consultation on the detail of proposals for regulations
Andrew Daly comments on the DHSC launched a supplementary consultation on the detail of proposals for Provider Selection Regime regulations published on 21 February 2022.
Yesterday evening, Sajid Javid announced a reversal of government policy to implement mandatory vaccinations throughout much of the health and social care sectors.
On 1 April 2019 NHS Resolution began operating a new state indemnity scheme for general practice. This article seeks to outline the Scheme including an overview of the claims process, what is covered and when to contact NHS Resolution to report in potential clinical negligence claims. It also explains the support that will be provided to you if you are named as Defendant in a claim.