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A Quick Guide to Developing a Legionella Investigation Protocol

by Debbie Rookes

Part of Bevan Brittan's Healthline - Summer edition

Authority Update 17/6/16

by Claire Booth

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

Bevan Brittan supports Provider in First CQC Health and Safety...

by Sarah Knight

Sarah Knight represented St Anne's Community Services

Procurement Byte: Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS) 3 – Operating a DPS

by Susie Smith

In this DPS Byte 3 we look first at the process for award of contracts under a DPS. We then go on to consider the issue of...

Data sharing with the US: A Privacy Shield update

by Jonathan Moore

The EU and US have been working together to prepare an adequate replacement to the Safe Harbour regime.

Evaluation and the audit trail

by Emily Heard

As correct application of published evaluation criteria will determine with whom an authority will contract for goods, services...

Former employee prosecuted for taking client contact list

by Jonathan Moore

A former employee has been prosecuted and fined for taking the details of his previous employer's client.

Bristol Missing Link v Bristol City Council – a success story

by Fran Mussellwhite

Public sector procurement officers and private sector bid teams alike will be familiar with the case of Bristol Missing Link Ltd v...

Authority Update 3/6/16

by Claire Booth

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

Commission notice on the notion of State Aid 2016

by Edward Reynolds

A final version of the European Commission's 2014 draft Notice on the notion of State aid has finally been published. This is...

Health and Social Care Update - May 2016

by Claire Bentley

Publications, legislation, cases and other developments relevant to those involved in health and social care work.

Obvious or concealed? Occupier's duty to warn visitors of the risks of...

by Adrian Neale

In Taylor v English Heritage, the Court of Appeal upheld a first instance finding that English Heritage was in breach of duty to...