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Lessons learned from the Duncan Bennett case

A recent case has thrown in to sharp focus the considerable powers of coroners to demand a person or organisation to deliver up information relevant…

Sarah Knight
Sarah Jane Knight Principal Associate

Government guidance for adult social care providers: are you ready for a no-deal Brexit?

The advice from the government should be considered carefully and the appropriate planning and preparation undertaken as failure to do so could result…

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

Weightmans bolsters Corporate offering with key partner hire

Mike Clifford is the fifth Partner in three months to join the firm’s Birmingham office as Midlands offering continues to grow

Mike Clifford
Mike Clifford Partner

Junior doctors’ rest breaks should be monitored using actual recorded data

Junior doctors' breaks must be tracked with actual recorded data, not expected or substitute data

Ian Pace
Ian Pace Principal Associate

Public sector pensions – two key developments

This month has seen two key developments that are likely to have a wide-reaching ongoing impact on public sector pensions.

Jane Marshall
Jane Marshall Partner

The discount rate's impact on the healthcare sector

The Lord Chancellor has announced the result of the discount rate review under the Civil Liability Act 2018. From 5 August 2019, the discount rate…

Paul Thomson
Paul Thomson Partner

High Court overturns decision due to hostile questioning

High Court overturns a regulator's decision on the basis that hostile panel questioning of the registrant amounted to a serious procedural…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

PSA publishes advice reviewing the role of ‘public confidence’ in the profession

PSA publishes advice to the Secretary of State examining how 'public confidence' in the profession is assessed in fitness to practise cases

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

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