June 2013 Archive

Updated Environment Agency toolkit for food and drink manufacturers

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The Environment Agency has published an updated version of its toolkit for food and drink manufacturers. More …

Social Worker suspended for leaving Service User alone in bath & using physical force

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A Social Worker, Amy Royal, working Acorn Park School, Norfolk was given a 12 month suspension order following repeated misbehaviour on 3 June 2011 when she did not follow the care plan for Service User A which set out protocols for her care. More …

An irrational finding could reluctantly be quashed by the High Court

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A Consultant Gastroenterologist successfully persuaded the High Court to quash a decision made by the General Medical Council (GMC), that his failure to recognise hypoglycaemia. More …

Lawyers take the plunge for The Rowans Hospice

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A team of legal experts from law firm Blake Morgan took the plunge in a Swimathon in aid of The Rowans Hospice. More …

Disclosure and Barring Service update

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The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 and a recent Court of Appeal case have brought in significant changes to criminal records checks for organisations that work with children or vulnerable adults. More …

Changes to Consumer Credit Regulation – What every business needs to be doing now

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Even the most well run businesses carrying out consumer credit activities should be starting to make preparations for the transfer of consumer credit to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in April next year. More …

Existing registered owners cannot also acquire title to land through adverse possession

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This case concerned a small piece of land which is part of Smith's Charity Kensington Estate. The land measures two metres across at its widest point and four metres long and is not large enough to park a car on, unless used in conjunction with adjoining land. More …