August 2014 Archive

Employers warned over E-Cigarettes policy

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Employers should make sure they have a robust policy in place to cover the use of electronic cigarettes in the workplace, warns law firm Blake Morgan. More …

Blake Morgan completes Stock Exchange listing

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Law firm Blake Morgan has completed the stock exchange listing of General Industries Plc. More …

Norovirus: what are the options for hospitality premises?

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Norovirus was in the news again last week, when a suspected outbreak occurred at a caravan park in Devon affecting over 90 campers. According to reports, the River Dart Country Park took the decision to close the park, following discussions with Public Health England, and send some 700 guests home in order to carry out a deep clean. More …

New Safeguarding Children and Young People Guidance

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The Charity Commission has published updated guidance on Safeguarding Children and Young Persons. More …

Charity Commission Statutory Inquiry into Khalsa Centre

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A recently published Charity Commission Statutory Inquiry into the Khalsa Centre, a membership charity whose objects include the advancement of education of the Sikh community in greater London and the home counties, highlights the dangers that can arise if a charity fails to deal with a dispute as to whether its trustees are validly appointed. More …

Professional Regulatory people news - July 2014

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Our Professional Regulatory team looks at people news in the professional regulatory field during July 2014. More …

Professional Regulatory press releases - July 2014

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Our Professional Regulatory team highlights key press releases from July 2014. More …

Russell Group Universities say that plans to remove cap on student undergraduate enrolment should be scrapped

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In his autumn statement, George Osborne announced plans to remove the cap on student undergraduate enrolment with effect from September 2015. More …

BULLETIN: Professional regulatory law update - Review of July 2014

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Welcome to our latest edition of the professional regulatory law update, our update of the important case law and news in the field of Professional Regulation. More …

Significant decision on how to deal with concerns about doctors’ clinical capabilities

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In the case of Dr Chakrabarty v Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust (and the National Clinical Assessment Service as an interested party) the High Court refused the application for a permanent injunction restraining the Trust from referring performance concerns about Dr Chakrabarty to a capability panel. More …