There was a very public spat earlier this year around the supply by AstraZeneca of vaccines to the European Commission. The Commission has complained about delays of the vaccine delivery and AZ's prioritisation of supplying other places such as the UK.
On 11 May 2021, the Queen's Speech set out the Government's legislative programme for the next year. However, one of the most notable points was the apparent absence of an Employment Bill - previously promised in the Queen's speech of December 2019.
Following the recent National Audit Office (NAO) report and challenge by the Good Law Project into government procurement during coronavirus, we discuss the pitfalls of direct awards and the key lessons for higher education institutions.
With the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions across the UK, many students have or will be returning to university campuses, with COVID-19 testing likely to form an integral part of university procedures.
We recognise that securing legacy income is important for higher education institutions as charities and can be complex. Did you know that we have recently launched our specialist Legacy Protection Team?
The EAT has confirmed in the case of Flatman v Essex County Council that a tribunal had erred by failing to consider whether a fundamental breach of contract by an employer had occurred prior to the point of an employee's resignation.
The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has once again shown its commitment to innovation as a pioneer in the oncology space as it launches a new incubator space for life science companies at The London Cancer Hub in Sutton, South London.