As the Government continues to respond to the ongoing challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the guidance for employers on managing the workforce and dealing with the financial pressures resulting from the virus continues to develop.
We explore here a number of quite simple steps that all businesses can take - and probably should be taking anyway - to make sure they are as ready as they can be when something unanticipated happens, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Where Land Registry titles for GP surgeries are incorrectly registered in the names of retired - or even deceased - partners, additional work is required to rectify the situation. How can you avoid the headache - and costs - of fixing them?
Given the high level of litigation in connection with dental procurement in the last 12 months, it is perhaps unsurprising to see a reported case involving the challenge of a dental procurement run by NHS England.
In the past couple of weeks, we have seen many GPs who were close to retirement decide to put off their retirement date to help with the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. This gives rise to a few considerations which ought to be discussed and agreed.
With a backdrop of ongoing system change, contract negotiations and the usual winter pressures, being at the frontline against a new, widespread and infectious disease due to coronavirus (COVID-19) is a headache general practice could do without.