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New Data Protection Fees of up to £2,900 Per Year Introduced to Pay ICO

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The new regulations arrive in preparation for the GDPR on 25 May 2018.

New Data Protection Fees of up to £2,900 Per Year Introduced to Pay ICO

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Jeremy Hunt Pledges Crackdown on NHS Medicine Errors Causing 22,000 Deaths a Year

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The errors may be leading to high human and monetary costs every year in the UK.

Jeremy Hunt Pledges Crackdown on NHS Medicine Errors Causing 22,000 Deaths a Year

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100,000 Genomes Project Halfway Completed

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The groundbreaking project has already delivered some benefits to patients, while the project aims to complete by the end of 2018.

100,000 Genomes Project Halfway Completed

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Don't Lose Damages Rights by Terminating Contracts Incorrectly

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

When something goes wrong in a commercial contract, it is important to take advice on the correct way to terminate the contract.

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Pharmacy Leaders Provide Guidance to Help Prepare for Falsified Medicines Directive

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Leaders in community pharmacy have provided guidance to help the pharmacy profession prepare for the implementation of the EU's Falsified Medicines Directive.

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Pharma Concerns Raised Again over US Reimbursement After Trump Vows to Bring Down Drug Prices

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The pharma industry has once again become concerned over the future for reimbursement in the US following President Trump's State of the Union address.

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Pharma Firms Feeling the Pinch When It Comes to Recruitment of Overseas Talent

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Businesses are struggling to attract and retain key talent from overseas as a result of uncertainty over Brexit.

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UK Government Sets Out Vision of Associate Membership of EMA Post-Brexit

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

One of the big issues for the Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences sector is: what will happen to the regulations post-Brexit?

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UK Pharma Pushes for Frictionless Trade with EU Post-Brexit

Monday, 12 February 2018

The organisations representing big pharma and biotech in the UK (the ABPI and BIA) and various big pharma companies have called for regulatory alignment and frictionless trade with the EU post-Brexit.

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What Steps Should Pharma Suppliers Take in Light of the Carillion Collapse?

Monday, 12 February 2018

When Carillion went into liquidation recently, it left a trail of losses on big contracts and accumulated debts of over £1.5bn. Carillion's liquidation will have a significant impact on a number of stakeholders, including its suppliers.

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Huntington's Trial Yields Potential Breakthrough for Incurable Neurological Conditions

Monday, 12 February 2018

One of the biggest challenges facing the life sciences sector is what to do about degenerative neurological conditions. A clinical trial conducted by University College London now holds some encouragement.

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Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst Welcomes Sally Ann Forsyth as CEO

Monday, 12 February 2018

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst - the UK's first open innovation biomedical catalyst where fast-growing biotech, pharma and medtech businesses can draw upon world-leading resources, announces their new CEO.

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Approval of Proteus's Digital Pill Gives Boost to Medicine Adherence

Monday, 12 February 2018

Medicine adherence is a major issue with some estimates that up to half of medicines are not taken as prescribed, leading to ineffective treatment, unwanted medical complications and extra costs to healthcare payers.

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Drafting for Governing Law Does Not Also Cover Jurisdiction

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Commercial contracts contain a number of clauses that are known as 'boiler plate' - clauses that are used in many contracts regardless of the content. One such clause is the governing law and jurisdiction. Do law and jurisdiction cover the same thing?

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Calls for Revolutionary Genomic Medicine to Benefit from Good Data

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

In the recent Life Sciences Industrial Strategy published by Professor Sir John Bell and the Life Sciences Sector Deal, key elements envisioned for the future of life sciences in the UK were genomics and artificial intelligence.

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