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Lord Justice Jackson Publishes Comments on Fixed Recoverable Costs in Judicial Review

Monday, 31 July 2017

Lord Justice Jackson has today (31 July 2017) published his second report into costs in civil litigation. His comments and suggestions on costs in Judicial Review (JR) cases will be of interest to many public sector bodies.

Lord Justice Jackson Publishes Comments on Fixed Recoverable Costs in Judicial Review

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How Will the Rights of Those Working in the Public Sector Be Affected After Brexit?

Friday, 21 July 2017

The Government published proposals to EU citizens living in the UK on 26 June 2017 in the expectation that these proposals will be reciprocal for those UK nationals living in countries across the EU.

How Will the Rights of Those Working in the Public Sector Be Affected After Brexit?

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Break Clauses - Beware of Vacant Possession

Monday, 10 July 2017

The High Court reminded us last year just how strictly courts interpret compliance with conditions attached to the exercise of break clauses, specifically the condition to give vacant possession.

Break Clauses - Beware of Vacant Possession

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Putting a Price on Privacy - Unlawful Disclosure of Information

Thursday, 20 July 2017

As our lives become increasingly digitalised, thousands of organisations hold and process personal information about individuals every day.

Putting a Price on Privacy - Unlawful Disclosure of Information

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'Presumption in Favour of Sustainable Development' - How Far Does the 'Golden Thread' Run?

Monday, 17 July 2017

Does the 'presumption in favour of sustainable development' run throughout the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), to the extent that it can never fully be discounted in planning decision-taking?

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When is Development Within the 'Setting' of a Heritage Property?

Monday, 03 July 2017

The phrase "[this house] is considered one of the finest houses of its period in the country" ought to ring alarm bells when an application for housing development is made, especially when applied to a Grade I listed, C18th Palladian Mansion.

When is Development Within the 'Setting' of a Heritage Property?

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Public Procurement - Yet More on Development Agreements in Judicial Review

Thursday, 06 April 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court held that claimants did not have standing to bring a claim challenging a Council's decision to vary the terms of a development agreement for...

Public Procurement - Yet More on Development Agreements in Judicial Review

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Policing and Crime Act 2017 - Alcohol and Late Night Refreshment Comes into Force (Part 7)

Thursday, 06 April 2017

Introducing further regulations governing the licensed trade, Part 7 (Alcohol & Late Night Refreshment) of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 commenced on 6 April 2017.

Policing and Crime Act 2017 - Alcohol and Late Night Refreshment Comes into Force (Part 7)

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Trade Union Act 2016 and the Wales Act 2017 - Where Are We Now?

Monday, 06 March 2017

In January we reported an update on the Trade Union Act 2016 and the definition of important public services under the act.

Trade Union Act 2016 and the Wales Act 2017 - Where Are We Now?

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Gender Pay Gap reporting for Public Sector Organisations - FAQs

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

These FAQs look at the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (the Regulations) and some of the common queries associated with the gender pay gap reporting obligations under the Regulations.

Gender Pay Gap reporting for Public Sector Organisations - FAQs

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Gender Pay Gap reporting for Fire & Rescue Services - FAQs

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

These FAQs look at the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (the Regulations) and some of the common queries associated with the gender pay gap reporting obligations under the Regulations.

Gender Pay Gap reporting for Fire & Rescue Services - FAQs

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Reform of Rules for those Workers Engaged by the Public Sector through an Intermediary

Friday, 10 February 2017

In the 2016 Autumn Statement, the government announced that it would be implementing legislation to reform the intermediaries rules (IR35), for those engaged by the public sector through an intermediary...

Reform of Rules for those Workers Engaged by the Public Sector through an Intermediary

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Public Sector Gender Pay Regulations - What You Need to Know

Friday, 03 February 2017

The government, on 20 January 2017, published the draft Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (the Regulations)...

Public Sector Gender Pay Regulations - What You Need to Know

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Public Sector Apprenticeship Targets Officially at 2.3%

Friday, 03 February 2017

The government has issued its response to a consultation on public sector apprenticeship targets launched in January 2016.

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Procurement: Balanced Scorecards

Friday, 13 January 2017

The Crown Commercial Service has published Procurement Policy Note 09/16: Procuring for Growth Balanced Scorecard which can help contracting authorities maximise the economic benefit of spending through public procurement in major investments.