• Careers
  • Contact Us
Pharma & Life Sciences

Pharma & Life Sciences

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Antidepressant and Cancer Drugs Could Be First to Halt Dementia

Thursday, 25 May 2017

A common anti-depressant drug could be the first drug to halt dementia in its tracks.

Antidepressant and Cancer Drugs Could Be First to Halt Dementia

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

ABPI Urges Government to Invest in Life Sciences Post-Brexit or Risk Losing Companies

Thursday, 25 May 2017

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has warned that Britain could become a "desert for healthcare innovation" unless the government gives the NHS billions more extra funding each year.

ABPI Urges Government to Invest in Life Sciences Post-Brexit or Risk Losing Companies

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Department of Health Faces Severe Criticism from High Court over Funding Cuts Despite NPA and PSNC Cases Being Dismissed

Thursday, 25 May 2017

As this long awaited High Court judgment was revealed, the community pharmacy sector sighed a deep sigh of disappointment as it was announced that...

Department of Health Faces Severe Criticism from High Court over Funding Cuts Despite NPA and PSNC Cases Being Dismissed

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Taking Contractual Interpretation back to Basics - How to Interpret Your Contract in a Dispute?

Thursday, 25 May 2017

In the recent case of Wood v Capita Insurance Services, the Supreme Court has concluded that the importance of considering the context when interpreting a contract as set out in the case of ICS v West Bromwich Building Society remains good law.

Taking Contractual Interpretation back to Basics - How to Interpret Your Contract in a Dispute?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

HIV Patients Shown Tantalising Prospect of a Cure as Results of New Study Published

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

A recent paper in the journal, Molecular Therapy by researchers from Temple University and Pittsburgh University in the US has claimed that a recent study which successfully...

HIV Patients Shown Tantalising Prospect of a Cure as Results of New Study Published

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Pfizer Offer Breast Cancer Sufferers Unexpected Lifeline with Free Temporary Access to Life-Extending Drug

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

The pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer has confirmed that it will offer its breast cancer drug, palbociclib to women suffering from metastatic breast cancer free of charge until The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)...

Pfizer Offer Breast Cancer Sufferers Unexpected Lifeline with Free Temporary Access to Life-Extending Drug

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

MHRA Makes Progress on Tackling Unlicensed Online Medicine Sellers but Admits the Problem is Far Greater

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) shut down 4,760 websites that were selling medicines without a licence last year, but has admitted...

MHRA Makes Progress on Tackling Unlicensed Online Medicine Sellers but Admits the Problem is Far Greater

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Pharma & Life Sciences

Will the New Data Protection Law Apply in Spite of Brexit?

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

In just over a year's time, the data protection laws in the UK are going to undergo massive change. There will be a great deal of additional obligations and fines of up to €20m for organisations that do not comply.

Will the New Data Protection Law Apply in Spite of Brexit?

Articles & Blogs Commercial Property Pharma & Life Sciences

Director Ends Up Personally Liable After Unclear Contract Conditions - What You Need to Consider When Drafting a Contract

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

One of the key points in any contract is to identify who are the parties to the contract. In this case, it all went horribly wrong for the director, as he ended up personally liable.

Director Ends Up Personally Liable After Unclear Contract Conditions - What You Need to Consider When Drafting a Contract

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

When is an Agreement to Agree Enforceable? The High Court Gives Guidance

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Parties often include provisions in commercial agreements that amount to being 'agreements to agree'.

When is an Agreement to Agree Enforceable? The High Court Gives Guidance

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Government to Require Big Businesses to Be Accountable for Late Payments to Suppliers

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

A big gripe of many SMEs is the length of time it takes to be paid by big businesses. There is late payment legislation that seeks to penalise and prohibit late payments, however...

Government to Require Big Businesses to Be Accountable for Late Payments to Suppliers

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Complaints Over Allocation of Money as More than 1 Million Taking Antidepressants They Don't Need

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Over one million people in the UK are unnecessarily taking medicines for antidepressants and sedatives, according to research from the University of Roehampton.

Complaints Over Allocation of Money as More than 1 Million Taking Antidepressants They Don't Need

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Significant Research into Artificial Embryos by Cambridge University Marks Extraordinary Discovery

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

A team of researchers at Cambridge University have heralded the creation of an 'anatomically correct' artificial mouse embryo as a ground-breaking step into understanding the creation of life.

Significant Research into Artificial Embryos by Cambridge University Marks Extraordinary Discovery

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Could Freezing Organs Help Ease, or Even End, the Transplant Waiting-List Crisis?

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Scientists in the US have created a new technique allowing them to successfully freeze and rewarm tissue without causing damage.

Could Freezing Organs Help Ease, or Even End, the Transplant Waiting-List Crisis?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst Looks for New CEO as Martino Picardo to Move On

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer as it has been announced that Martino Picardo is to leave his role in June after six years in charge.

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst Looks for New CEO as Martino Picardo to Move On