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How should banks, accountants, utilities and financial services advisers deal with England and Wales powers of attorney?
OPG issues guidance advising companies on how to deal with customers whose decisions are taken under power of attorney.
General Medical Council (GMC) pilot study leads to measures promising a reduction in the number of full investigations where doctors make a ‘one-off’ clinical mistake
Measures announced last month by the GMC aim to speed up information gathering and decision-making after a complaint is made.
General counsel & senior in-house lawyers roundtable: driving value in legal procurement
Following our second General Counsel roundtable discussion, we outline the key themes that emerged from a very insightful conversation
"What's in a name" - Anonymity for claimants in PI claims
It has long been a fundamental principle of the common law that justice is administered in public and judicial decisions are pronounced publically.
The Scottish Compulsory Pre-Action Protocol - Binding admissions
In Jacqueline Smith v Sarah Galbraith & Anr, the claimant sought damages arising from a road traffic accident which occurred on 27 December 2016.
Office of the Public Guardian publishes Safeguarding Strategy
OPG has published its Safeguarding Strategy for 2019 to 2025, setting out plans to improve the safeguarding services offered to vulnerable adults.