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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
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.
Weightmans picks up the Pace with new healthcare hire
National law firm Weightmans has appointed employment law specialist Ian Pace as Associate in the Healthcare team.
The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill – where are we now?
The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill was introduced with the aim of replacing the existing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Should employers get weighed down by new manual handling research?
A recent medical study casts doubt on long-established thinking on manual handling and employers' liability risks.
Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 receives Royal Assent
The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill received Royal Assent on 1 November 2018 and became an Act.