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NPA Fights Pharmacy Funding Cuts Due to Disproportionate Effects on Vulnerable

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) is challenging the Government's proposed pharmacy funding cuts, in a High Court case.

NPA Fights Pharmacy Funding Cuts Due to Disproportionate Effects on Vulnerable

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No Need to Look Beyond Natural Meaning in Liability Clause Interpretation, Rules High Court

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

One of the key clauses in any commercial contract is the limitation of liability clause. This seeks to protect the parties - often the supplier - from disproportionate and unbudgeted exposure to large losses if something goes wrong.

No Need to Look Beyond Natural Meaning in Liability Clause Interpretation, Rules High Court

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Falsified Medicines Directive to Go Full Steam Ahead Regardless of Brexit

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The Falsified Medicines Directive is going to proceed at full pace, regardless of Brexit. Those were the comments of Martin Sawer, the Executive Director of wholesale representative body, the...

Falsified Medicines Directive to Go Full Steam Ahead Regardless of Brexit

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Calls for MHRA to Work With EMA After Brexit or Face Drug Uptake Delays

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

There has been a series of calls for the UK pharma and medical device regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), to work with the European counterpart...

Calls for MHRA to Work With EMA After Brexit or Face Drug Uptake Delays

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Theresa May's letter to Sigma Conference Expresses Support for Community Pharmacy and Reaffirms Government Support for the Sector

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has set out in her letter to the Sigma Conference in Rio de Janeiro this year, the importance of community pharmacy and reaffirmed the Government's commitment to supporting the sector.

Theresa May's letter to Sigma Conference Expresses Support for Community Pharmacy and Reaffirms Government Support for the Sector

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High Court Considers Significance of 'Consequential Loss' - How Will It Affect Limitation of Liability Clauses?

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

One of the key clauses in any commercial contract is the limitation of liability clause. This seeks to protect the parties - often the supplier - from disproportionate and unbudgeted exposure to large losses if something goes wrong.

High Court Considers Significance of 'Consequential Loss' - How Will It Affect Limitation of Liability Clauses?

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AstraZeneca Chief Predicts Opportunities for Drug Makers After Brexit

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

There will be great opportunities for the UK life sciences sector after Brexit, according to Pascal Soriot, the Chief Executive of AstraZeneca (AZ), the big pharma company.

AstraZeneca Chief Predicts Opportunities for Drug Makers After Brexit

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Leading Cancer Institutions Issue Call to Action to Develop New, More Affordable Cancer Drugs

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

In a paper from the journal, Cell, the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in the UK and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have criticised the high cost of cancer drugs as indefensible and unsustainable.

Leading Cancer Institutions Issue Call to Action to Develop New, More Affordable Cancer Drugs

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Concerns Mount Over Recruitment in Pharma Sector After Brexit - How Could it Affect Your Business?

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

EU nationals are turning down jobs from UK pharmaceutical companies over concerns about the UK's relationship with the EU following the Brexit vote last year, according to recent reports.

Concerns Mount Over Recruitment in Pharma Sector After Brexit - How Could it Affect Your Business?

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Report Finds Opportunities for SMEs in the Pharma Sector to Thrive - Why it Pays to be Innovative

Thursday, 02 February 2017

There are increasing opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to flourish in the pharma sector, as big pharma companies such as GSK and AZ are facing increased R&D cost pressure.

Report Finds Opportunities for SMEs in the Pharma Sector to Thrive - Why it Pays to be Innovative

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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.