July 2017 Archive

Data Protection changes – why HR needs to know about it now

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The GDPR presents employers (also known as data controllers) with a number of important changes concerning both the way they handle information about their employees and what they tell employees about the information they store. More …

Court of Appeal gives its decision on the meaning of "in the public interest"

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The Court of Appeal has considered the relevant factors to take into account in assessing whether or not a worker had a reasonable belief that disclosure was in the public interest. More …

Professional standards authority for health and social care appellant against General Dental Council (First Respondent) S T (Second Respondent)

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The PSA appealed a decision by the GDC committee on the basis that its decision was unduly lenient on the Registrant. More …

Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care v Nursing and Midwifery Council [2017] CSIH 29 (Inner House, Extra Division)

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An appeal by the PSA after a decision by the NMC that a nurse's fitness to practise was not impaired despite a finding of dishonesty. More …

SRA v Libby [2017] EWHC 973 (Admin)

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The Appellant regulator appealed a decision of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, dismissing three allegations of misconduct on the part of the Respondent solicitor. More …

General Medical Council v Jagjivan [2017] EWHC 1247 (Admin)

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The High Court holds that it does have jurisdiction, quashes decision not to find sexual motivation and remits case to MPTS in first review brought under provisions of section 40A of the Medical Act 1983 More …

PSA v HCPC & Doree [2017] EWCA Civ 319

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In March 2015 the PSA appealed under section 29 of the NHS Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 against the HCPC’s decision to impose a five-year caution order in respect of a registered prosthetist. More …

Blake Morgan completes electrical wholesaler merger

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Blake Morgan's Corporate team acted for the shareholders of Templegate Electrical Supplies Limited, in connection with the sale to Morris Mclellan Limited, a member of the JW Morris Group. More …

No disability discrimination for redundancy following sickness absence

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In an interesting decision of the EAT in Charlesworth v Dransfields Engineering Services Ltd the EAT gave guidance on how to establish causation in claims of discrimination arising from disability. Read about the case and decision here. More …