The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has opened a consultation asking the medical community, patients and the public for their views on its proposed plans for a new regulatory framework for Point of Care (POC) manufacturing.
If you own a property that has a lease then you will be aware that it has a 'term' which is how long the lease lasts. It is commonly accepted that once your remaining lease terms goes below 90 years you need to consider extending it.
COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus for those who do not have their legal affairs in order, the risk of suddenly falling ill and tragically dying without their chosen beneficiaries inheriting, because they have not prepared a Will.
In July 2021, registered charity Mermaids was fined £25,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for failing to implement an appropriate level of organisational and technical security to one of its internal email systems.
In a recent case, a tribunal held that the employee's dismissal was fair and declined to look behind the final written warning, disregarding various challenges to it. The employee appealed this decision.
An email sent by an employer to their HR consultant which suggested that they had made a pre-determined decision to dismiss an employee was held by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) to be covered by litigation privilege.
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has updated its guidance to extend the period in which CE product markings could be acceptable for manufactured goods placed on the market in Great Britain.
A recent CIPHR study into employers' attitudes towards staff working from home has revealed that more than two thirds of the 150 employers polled (68%) are considering reducing the pay of employees that choose to continue to work from home permanently.
In Kinlay v Bronte Film and Television Ltd, an employment tribunal looked at whether an employer's general occupational requirement that an actor be NOT visibly pregnant in defence to her claim of pregnancy and maternity discrimination was acceptable.
The Department of Health & Social Care (DHS) published some Operational guidance this month to help support the requirement to be double-vaccinated against COVID-19 when entering a care home (unless exempt), effective from 11 November 2021.
Updates to the NHS Test and Trace in the workplace guidance have recently been made to reflect the Government's decision to roll out daily contact testing for workers in essential services, as an alternative to self-isolation.