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JCT 05: where did nominated sub-contractors go?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2008

NHS bodies in their role as client for construction projects sometimes require a contractor to employ a sub-contractor of the client’s choice (known as a “nominated sub-contractor”

The Francis Report: Briefing 1 - key recommendations and early response

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 15 2013

Each chapter begins with a Key Themes summary and ends with a combination of conclusions, recommendations andor lessons for the future. View a

Health legal update - March 2015

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2015

The length of this publication reflects the fact that there is so much happening in the areas of health and social care at the moment. From

Overturning dismissals in internal appeal hearings

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2013

In the case of Piper v Maidstone & Tunbridge NHS Trust, the NHS trust employer dismissed the claimant, who had been employed as a chaplain, for gross

Causation and modification of “but for” test

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2008

The recently decided case of Bailey (by father and litigation friend) v Min. of Defence and another 2008 EWCA Civ 883 re-examined the “but for” test in causation

Reporting the death of a person subject to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs)

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2011

There is no statutory requirement for the Registrar of Births and Deaths to refer the deaths of those who are subject to a DOLs authorisation to the coroner

Migrants face up front NHS surcharge in addition to visa fees

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2015

The NHS health surcharge for visa applications is expected to come into effect in April 2015. Employers who intend to employ migrant staff should

Candour - what is a notifiable patient safety incident?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2015

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activity) Regulations 2014 introduces the statutory duty of candour. While the terms used in those

Wrongful birth: can damages extend beyond the child's majority?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2007

If negligence of the clinical fraternity results in the birth of a child that would otherwise have been aborted by the mother due to, for example, chromosomal abnormalities, this state of affairs is referred to as a “wrongful birth”

The Female Genital Mutilation Act and its relation to female genital cosmetic surgery

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 16 2013

According to the Director of Public Prosecutions, the likelihood of the first prosecution in the UK for female genital mutilation is imminent. The