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Could the Judgment on a Recent Property Dispute Case Affect My Partnership Tenancy?

Monday, 04 July 2022

A 2022 High Court decision has highlighted the importance of ensuring that partnership tenancies are properly managed, to avoid unexpected problems arising down the line.

Could the Judgment on a Recent Property Dispute Case Affect My Partnership Tenancy?

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How to Challenge CQC Inspection Reports and Ratings

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

CQC ratings can have a substantial impact on healthcare services in terms of patient and service user uptake, contracting decisions, and CQC enforcement action. What options do registered providers have when challenging CQC ratings and inspection reports?

How to Challenge CQC Inspection Reports and Ratings

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

NHSPS Lease Regularisation - Direction 52 Requests

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Under Direction 52 of the National Health Service (General Medical Service – Premises Costs) Directions 2013, GP practices can authorise NHSE/CCG to make direct payments of financial assistance to a third party for liabilities of the practice.

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Articles & Blogs Employment Healthcare

Discussion Paper and Call for Evidence Launched for Government's Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan

Friday, 29 April 2022

The Government is consulting on ideas for how employers can support and protect the mental health of staff.

Discussion Paper and Call for Evidence Launched for Government's Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

The Future of the Care Homes Sector - What Can We Expect?

Monday, 04 April 2022

Following attendance at this year's Care England Conference, we provide a summary of the key challenges, developments and reform that lie ahead for the care home sector in the future.

The Future of the Care Homes Sector - What Can We Expect?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Pharma & Life Sciences

NHS in Yet Another Negotiated Discounted Deal for Game-Changing Libmeldy Drug

Friday, 11 March 2022

NHS England has agreed another deal for a costly 'game-changing' drug. Orchard Therapeutics usually supplies its Libmeldy gene therapy drug for £2.8m, the most expensive in the world.

NHS in Yet Another Negotiated Discounted Deal for Game-Changing Libmeldy Drug

Contentious Probate Healthcare Private Client Tax

Lifetime Gifts - What You Need to Know About Inheritance Tax, Allowances and Exemptions

Wednesday, 02 March 2022

Gifts made in your lifetime may be subject to inheritance tax on your death, depending on who the recipient of the gift is and their relationship to you, the value of the gift and when it was made.

Lifetime Gifts - What You Need to Know about Inheritance Tax, Allowances and Exemptions

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment Healthcare

Consultation Closed on Revoking Mandatory Vaccination Across All Health, Social Care and Care Home Settings

Friday, 18 February 2022

We previously reported the Government's intention to scrap mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for health and social care staff, and staff in care homes in England.

Consultation Closed on Revoking Mandatory Vaccination Across All Health, Social Care and Care Home Settings

Articles & Blogs Employment Healthcare

COVID-19 Vaccines - Government Confirms Intention to Scrap Mandatory Jabs in Health and Social Care Sector and Care Homes

Friday, 04 February 2022

The Government has confirmed its intention to remove vaccination as a condition of deployment for health and social care staff, as well as for staff in care homes in England.

COVID-19 Vaccines - Government Confirms Intention to Scrap Mandatory Jabs in Health and Social Care Sector and Care Homes

Articles & Blogs Employment Healthcare

Care Assistant Fairly Dismissed for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccination

Friday, 28 January 2022

A care assistant was found to have been fairly dismissed from her job at a nursing home because she refused to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Care Assistant Fairly Dismissed for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccination

Articles & Blogs Contentious Probate Healthcare Private Client

Business Property Relief - Reduce the Amount of Inheritance Tax on Your Business Assets

Friday, 21 January 2022

We recently considered the basics of Will drafting and the succession of Mrs Otto's share of her private dental practice, Gnasher & Brace (G&B). Here, we will explore a type of relief from inheritance tax - 'Business Property Relief' (BPR).

Business Property Relief - Reduce the  Amount of Inheritance Tax on Your Business Assets

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Pharma & Life Sciences

The Risk of Opioids to UK Pharmacy

Monday, 10 January 2022

Amidst the swell of litigation surrounding the opioid crisis in the US, the ripples of a court decision against the three largest pharmacy chains are being felt across the pond.

The Risk of Opioids to UK Pharmacy

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Is Your Partnership Property in Order?

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

We have listed below common issues which we come across when reviewing a partnership's property arrangements. If you answer "no" to any of these queries, please get in touch and we will help you to understand what is required and how we can help.

Is Your Partnership Property in Order?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Succession of a Share in a Business - What You Should Include in Your Will

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

We touch on some of the basics of Will drafting before turning to the succession of Mrs Otto's share of a private dental practice.

Succession of a Share in a Business - What You Should Include in Your Will

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Pharma & Life Sciences

NHS England Moves Forward With Exciting Innovative Medicines Fund Consultation

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

NHS England has published its widely anticipated consultation on the Innovative Medicines Fund (IMF). It is open for responses until 11 February 2022, after which NHS England will publish a feedback report capturing input from the consultation.

NHS England Moves Forward With Exciting Innovative Medicines Fund Consultation