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The palaver of public sector exit payments

What a palaver. The Government has now been consulting about reforming the entitlement to public sector exit payments for over 18 months. The…

Emlyn Williams
Emlyn Williams Partner

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R (on the application of Darren Williams) (claimant) v Police Appeals Tribunal (defendant) and Metropolitan Police (interested party)

Personal mitigation to be taken into account when deciding a sanction will be outweighed by the importance of maintaining public confidence in the…

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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English language requirement for public sector workers: draft Code of Practice

The government has produced a draft Code of Practice intended to ensure that every public sector worker, operating in a customer-facing role, can…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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Trevor Gray v Police Appeals Tribunal and Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire

A decision to allow the appeal of an officer who had been dismissed from service on conviction but later acquitted was final and binding.

John Riddell
John Riddell Consultant

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Cruz v The Chief Constable of Lancashire Police

An injury sustained by a civilian detention officer during the transportation of a prisoner to a cell was an unfortunate accident...

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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Rathband and others v Chief Constable of Northumbria

Executive summaryIn a claim brought by the estate of PC David Rathband, who took his own life after being shot and blinded by the fugitive offender…

John Riddell
John Riddell Consultant

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Public Eye - Winter 2015/2016

The pressing political agenda to improve services with less funding is central to every area of public sector management.

Andrew Cooper
Andrew Cooper Partner

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Probation, human rights, article 8, judicial review

The probation service was not subject to the child law regime when making a licence condition restricting contact between a prisoner released on…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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