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CQC issues first fine for breach of duty of candour

The Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £1,250 by the Care Quality Commission

Sarah Jane Knight Associate

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Proving race discrimination: Our success in Court of Appeal

In the case of Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd, Weightmans successfully appealed against a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Stephen Peacock
Steve Peacock Partner

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New draft Regulations on driving hours/rest-breaks and tachograph rules

On 14 January 2019 the Government published the Drivers Hours and Tachographs Regulations 2019 and accompanying explanatory memorandum.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

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A sting in the tail of benefits reform: Universal Credit and the CRU

The significance of the implications of this for both claimants and compensators alike are becoming apparent.

Norman Challis Associate

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Settled status application fee U-turn

Yesterday brought the reveal of the Government's 'Plan B' on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement following the Government's defeat last week on the 'Plan…

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Associate

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When is a document a deed?

In the case of Katara Hospitality v Guez and Rose, the court ruled that a document expressed as being a power of attorney was not validly executed as…

Michael Budd Associate

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Is DIY probate the answer to dealing with an Estate?

It is dangerous to fall into the trap of believing that probate is generally speaking straight forward and easy.

David Stokes
David Stokes Associate

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Deadline imminent for ECMT permit application

The Department for Transport has confirmed an extension to the application process for a European Conference of Ministers of Transport permit.

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Associate

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