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Housing and Regeneration News - October 2016

Of all the potential shocks to the UK economy that loomed in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the EU, few seemed as dramatic as the impact on the housing market.

Housing and Regeneration News - October 2016

Housing and Regeneration News - October 2016

The Supreme Court has recently given judgment in the case of Edwards v Kumarasamy [2016] looking at the scope of a landlord’s repairing obligations under Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (“Section 11”) in the context of a defect to a pathway outside a block of flats.
 
Josephine Morton, Senior Associate,  looks at the case which is a good outcome for landlords, but offers a note of caution.
 
The facts
 

Public Procurement Law Update

In its latest Procurement Policy Note (PPN 08/16), The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has issued a new Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ), which replaces the previous mandatory Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) with immediate effect.

Public Procurement Law Update

As a general rule, while the simple sale and purchase of land are exempt from the application of public procurement law, most development agreements between contracting authorities and the private sector are classified as ‘public works contracts’ and are accordingly governed by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015). The recent case of Faraday v West Berkshire Council provided further guidance as to when development agreements are not public contracts, and thus fall outside the parameters of the PCR 2015.

Independent Community Pharmacist magazine article - September 2016

Press clipping: Pharmacy and the Law Copyright CIG Ltd.

The vast majority of pharmacists are dedicated professionals who conduct themselves in exemplary fashion and abide by both the law and the profession’s accepted standards of conduct, ethics and performance.  Regrettably, the actions of some registrants occasionally fall beneath accepted standards and, in some circumstances, the scope or gravity of those actions is such that the registrant’s fitness to practise is called into question.

Employment Bulletin -  Issue 306

At the Tory Party Conference Theresa May said the UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process by the end of March 2017. The timing on triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty means the UK looks set to leave the EU by summer 2019. But, in the 13 weeks that have passed since the Brexit vote are we any more enlightened as to the potential impact of Brexit from an employment law perspective? And what are employers saying about the practical implications of Brexit in the workplace?

Independent Community Pharmacist magazine article - September 2016

Press clipping: Pharmacy and the Law Copyright CIG Ltd.

Earlier in the year, the Department of Health (‘DoH’) published a consultation document entitled, ‘Amendments to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012: ‘Hub and spoke’ dispensing, prices of medicines on dispensing labels, labelling requirements and pharmacists' exemption’.

Public Procurement Law Update

  • Clarity as to whether damages are an adequate remedy for a not for profit company

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust v NHS Swale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley [2016] EWHC 1393 (TCC)

Independent Community Pharmacist magazine article - Issue May 2016

Press clipping: Pharmacy and the Law Copyright CIG Ltd.

Buying a pharmacy is undoubtedly one of the most significant business decisions a pharmacist will ever undertake. If approached correctly, it can be prove a profitable investment; if handled incorrectly, however, the buyer risks losing their investment.

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