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Could your workers be affected by immigration changes relating to those sponsored under Tier 2?

Thursday, 02 February 2017

From 6th April 2017, skilled pharmacists and other healthcare professionals applying for Tier 2 visas from outside the UK will need to provide criminal record certificates in support of their applications.

Could your workers be affected by immigration changes relating to those sponsored under Tier 2?

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Pharmacy Voice Launches Next Phase of Vision for the Future - "Making It Happen"

Thursday, 02 February 2017

Community pharmacy's joint representative, Pharmacy Voice, has launched its latest phase in setting out its vision for the future of the sector. The latest document is called: "Making It Happen".

Pharmacy Voice Launches Next Phase of Vision for the Future -

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Does late payment justify terminating the contract? - How to Avoid a Breach

Thursday, 02 February 2017

When parties enter into a contract, everything is seemingly going well. Sometimes, things can go wrong. That is exactly why they have a written contract - to say what happens and what each party must do.

Does late payment justify terminating the contract? - How to Avoid a Breach

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Bathroom Retailer's Trade Mark Battle a Slippery Slope in Keyword Bidding Case

Thursday, 02 February 2017

In the case of Victoria Plum Ltd v Victorian Plumbing Ltd, the High Court has dismissed a defence raised for the first time of honest concurrent use in a case concerning search advertising keyword bidding.

Bathroom Retailer's Trade Mark Battle a Slippery Slope in Keyword Bidding Case

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Trademarks - Trading in Grey Goods Can Be a Criminal Offence

Monday, 16 January 2017

In the case of R v C and others, The Court of Appeal has ruled that a criminal offence may be committed through trade in grey market goods: selling, distributing or possessing with a view to sale.


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Cancer Breakthroughs Continue with Three-Quarters Predicted to Survive in 20 Years

Monday, 16 January 2017

Three-quarters of people diagnosed with cancer in 20 years will survive for at least 10 years following diagnosis.


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Rising Number of Deaths Due to Antibiotic Resistance May Exceed Breast Cancer Fatality Rates

Monday, 16 January 2017

The Department of Health's estimation of 5,000 deaths a year from drug resistance is less than half the number it should be, according to Dr Ron Daniels, Chief Executive of the UK Sepsis Trust.


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Great News for Pharmacy as Court Gives Go Ahead to Challenge Pharmacy Funding Cuts

Monday, 16 January 2017

The High Court has ruled that the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) and National Pharmacy Association (NPA) can proceed with their applications for judicial review of the Government's decision to cut pharmacy funding.


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UK Government's Decision to Ratify UPC Agreement Leaves UK Businesses Wondering

Friday, 13 January 2017

As Brexit concerns continue to play a dominating role in British business, the UK Government has announced that it is "proceeding with preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement".


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Failure to Agree Terms - what are the implications on the liability of your business?

Friday, 13 January 2017

In the case of Arcadis Consulting (UK) Limited v AMEC (BSC) Limited, the High Court has ruled that none of three versions of terms and conditions that had been discussed applied, and therefore the basis for an agreement was a letter of intent.


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How 3D Printing Is Revolutionising Healthcare - 3 Things we've Learnt from Health 2.0

Friday, 13 January 2017

Take a step into the future. I did, when I attended a fantastic event recently - Health 2.0's event in London that showcased something very futuristic, that is here right now.


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Pfizer Closes Two UK Manufacturing Plants, But Brexit not to Blame

Friday, 13 January 2017

Pfizer is shutting two manufacturing plants in the UK. One site to close within the next few months is at Park Royal in London, which Pfizer recently took over from Hospira.

Pfizer Closes Two UK Manufacturing Plants, But Brexit not to Blame

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5 Secrets of Success from the Pharmacy Practice of the Year

Friday, 13 January 2017

Congratulations to Bernadette Brown, whose Cadham Pharmacy has been named as Pharmacy Practice of the Year at the Scottish Pharmacist Awards 2016.


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Do you want to have a binding agreement? High Court Case Shows Importance of Agreeing All Terms

Thursday, 12 January 2017

In order for there to be a binding agreement, there needs to be acceptance by one party of an offer made by another. Failure to agree on all points would mean that there is no binding agreement.


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EU Court Rules on Pharmaceutical Repackaging Case

Thursday, 12 January 2017

In the pharmaceutical repackaging case of Ferring Laegemidler A/S v Orifarm A/S, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) has given its decision