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The Law Commission - final report and draft bill delayed until March...

by Hannah Taylor

Final report of its review of the law of mental capacity and deprivation of liberty and draft bill

New form of notice of seeking possession to be used from 1 December...

by Steven Eccles

Updated form for all landlords

Employment news round-up, November 2016

by Julian Hoskins

Julian Hoskins on the latest employment law news in brief for November 2016.

Inappropriate final written warnings

by Jodie Sinclair

Jodie Sinclair looks at how employment tribunals (and, by extension, employers) should deal with dismissal following a manifestly...

'Manager' vs 'technology platform'

by Sarah Maddock

What does Uber's recent defeat at employment tribunal mean for the modern economy and the 'Uberization' of work?

NAO Guidance on Commercial and Contract Management

by Louise Robling

Insights and emerging best practice

Hemming CJEU Note

by Virginia Cooper

Our second opinion note on Hemming & others v Westminster City Council

Lessons to be learned from the case of Energysolutions EU Ltd v...

by Trevor Watt

Part 3: Manifest errors in scoring

Authority Update 18/11/16

by Claire Booth

Brief details of recent Government publications, legislation, cases and other developments relevant to those involved in local...

New Pre-action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes

by Louise Robling

A new Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes came into force on 9 November 2016. Its intention is to...

Facilitating the participation of P in the Court of Protection

by Hannah Taylor

Issued guidance and considerations

New NHS framework for assuring major contracts

by Vincent Buscemi

Publication of the 'Integrated Support and Assurance Process (ISAP) - An introduction to assuring novel and complex contracts'