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Employer Not Vicariously Liable for Employee's Data Breach

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that the supermarket chain Morrisons was not vicariously liable for its employee's malicious data breach.

Employer Not Vicariously Liable for Employee's Data Breach

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The Post-Brexit Immigration System - What Do Pharma Businesses Need To Do?

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

The Government has reminded employers of the need to prepare for proposed changes to the immigration system - to be introduced in autumn 2020.

The Post-Brexit Immigration System - What Do Pharma Businesses Need To Do?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Can Essential Medical Shortages Be Prevented? The EMA May Have a Solution

Thursday, 16 April 2020

We recently reported that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a statement to show that it was closely monitoring the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the pharmaceutical supply chain within Europe.

Can Essential Medical Shortages Be Prevented? The EMA May Have A Solution

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Coronavirus Outbreak Brings an Increase In Counterfeit Medicines and Devices

Monday, 30 March 2020

Suppliers of counterfeit medicines and medical devices are exploiting public fears around coronavirus (COVID-19), warns the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the UK's medicines and medical devices regulator.

Coronavirus Outbreak Brings an Increase In Counterfeit Medicines and Devices

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Pharmacies Face Unprecedented Demand as Coronavirus Pandemic Continues

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Whilst the supply chain for medicines in the UK is generally holding up well during the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) pandemic, pharmacies are facing unprecedented demand - just as with supermarkets.

Pharmacies Face Unprecedented Demand as Coronavirus Pandemic Continues

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Is the Coronavirus Causing Medicine Shortages?

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

The European Medicines Agency has issued a statement to show that it is closely monitoring the impact of the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) on the pharmaceutical supply chain within Europe.

Is the Coronavirus Causing Medicine Shortages?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Post-Brexit Regulations on Pharma and Medical Devices

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

The Government has introduced the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill to Parliament, aiming to keep the UK at the forefront of the life sciences industry in a post-Brexit world.

Post-Brexit Regulations on Pharma and Medical Devices

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Life-Saving Drugs Delayed by up to Three Years

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

A study at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has highlighted an increase in the time it takes for innovative drugs to be approved in the UK.

Life-Saving Drugs Delayed by up to Three Years

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How Will Brexit Trade Deals Affect the Pharma Industry?

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

So Brexit has happened, but how will the government's future trade deal between the UK and the EU impact the pharma industry?

How Will Brexit Trade Deals Affect the Pharma Industry?

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New Molecule Discovered by AI Set to Enter Human Trials

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

AI continues to demonstrate its potential to play a seismic role in shaping the future of drug discovery, as a recently discovered drug molecule will soon be entering clinical trials in Japan.

New Molecule Discovered by Al Set to Enter Human Trials

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Boris Johnson - Community Pharmacy to Help the NHS

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Boris Johnson has commented on how much potential there is for community pharmacy to help GPs, A&E and other parts of the NHS and patients through various services and keeping people well cost-effectively in the community.

Boris Johnson - Community Pharmacy to Help the NHS

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Positive Progress for the UK's Life Sciences Industrial Strategy

Thursday, 13 February 2020

The government has published a report on progress since the 2017 Life Sciences Industrial Strategy, which was put forward as an ambitious vision for the UK in life sciences, around the areas of pharma, biotech, medtech, digital and diagnostics.

Positive Progress for the UK's Life Sciences Industrial Strategy

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Diagnosing Disease - Is Whole Exome Sequencing the Future?

Thursday, 13 February 2020

The UK is taking yet another step forward in leading the way in the genomics revolution - this time, whole exome sequencing of sick children with rare diseases.

Diagnosing Disease - Is Whole Exome Sequencing the Future?

Articles & Blogs Brexit Pharma & Life Sciences

New Immigration Reforms - What Do Pharma Businesses Need to Know?

Friday, 17 January 2020

In the Queen's Speech following the recent general election, new government plans were set out for the coming year. Among other crucial topics such as Brexit, immigration reform featured prominently in the speech.

Immigration Law