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Breaking the chains

by Roger Carver

The effect of the Claimant's own actions on causation

Authority Update 7/10/16

by Claire Booth

Brief details of recent Government policy and legal developments relevant to those involved in local government work

ICO issues record fine of £400,000 for data breach against Talk Talk

by Jonathan Moore

Last week, the Information Commissioner's Office issued a record fine of £400,000 for a breach of the Data Protection Act 1998 by...

Health and Social Care Update - October 2016

by Claire Bentley

Policy and law relevant to those involved in health and social care work.

Development Agreements and the EU procurement rules Faraday...

by Susie Smith

In this case the High Court again considered the issue of whether a development agreement was a public contract subject to the EU...

Waste Watch – September 2016

by Nadeem Arshad

Government and EU publications, legislation, cases and other developments in England and Wales relevant to those interested in...

"Local" State Aid Press Release

by Edward Reynolds

Does a measure count as aid if the impact is local?

Raising the bar on raising concerns

by Jodie Sinclair

The raising concerns agenda is in the limelight again and its scope is expanding.

Is ring-fencing pay a 'reasonable adjustment'?

by Julian Hoskins

The EAT has considered whether long-term pay protection is capable of amounting to a 'reasonable adjustment' for a disabled...

Employment news round-up, September 2016

by Anne Palmer

Employment law news in brief for September 2016.

Procurement Alert - New standard Selection Questionnaire and statutory...

by Emily Heard

The Crown Commercial Service has updated its Selection Questionnaire.

Case Summary: BHCC v KD [2016] EWCOP B2

by Julia Jones

Court of Protection case summary