A Christian man was dismissed from his posts as a non-executive director and a magistrate for expressing his views on homosexuality and same-sex couple adoption in public - was this considered discrimination?
There has been a 20% growth in the number of Advanced Therapy Medical Product ('ATMP') clinical trials in the UK since 2019. That is the headline coming out of The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult's 2020 ATMP clinical trials database and report.
Blake Dark, Commercial Medicines Director of NHS England and NHS Improvement, has published a report entitled 'Opportunities to Repurpose Medicines in the NHS in England', to adopt off-patent, repurposed medicines into NHS clinical practice.
From the UK's world-leading latest genomics projects to personalised targeted treatments and the use of AI technologies in pharma and drug discovery, there has never been a better time to discuss Britain's great life sciences future.
The Government has commissioned a review into the use of health data in the UK for research and analysis. The objective is the more efficient and safe use of the health data ultimately for the benefit of patients.
On 24 February 2021, Gavin Williamson announced the key decisions which have been taken following the Ofqual consultation over alternative arrangements for determining public examination grades in the summer of 2021.
Under English company law, company directors who have an interest in an arrangement with the company must declare the "nature and extent" of that interest to the other directors. A recent Court of Appeal judgement serves as a useful reminder of this duty.
An employee's refusal to wear a face mask may not always amount to gross misconduct. However, such a refusal could ultimately lead to an employee's dismissal in particular circumstances, as a recent case shows.
This week the Chancellor announced that the furlough scheme will be extended until 30 September 2021. This gives employers the opportunity to utilise the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for an additional five months.