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Employment Bulletin - Stop Press - Issue 307

An Employment Tribunal held today that staff bringing equal pay claims against Asda are able to compare their jobs in Asda retail stores with the jobs of their colleagues who work in distribution centres. Asda had sought to argue that the jobs could not be compared for the purposes of equal pay because the shops and distribution centres were in different locations, with different pay arrangements.

Housing and Regeneration News - October 2016

While I am sure everyone is now getting used to the new procedures for adult Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions which function along similar lines to the old ASBI and are applied for in the County Court, what about the situation where the perpetrator is under 18?

In this first of two articles we take a look at Making the Application outlining the key points you need to know about.

Part 1: Making the Application

Legislation changes

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’.

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