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Obesity should not be protected as a disability because...
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2014

The Equality Act is designed to ensure that disabled workers receive protection from less favourable treatment if they are disabled, and to ensure


Obesity should be protected as a disability because...
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2014

To begin with, my apologies to Hilary, I am not going to argue that obesity should be adopted as a disability under the Equality Act. It should not


‘Getting Ready for Ageing’ manifesto urges Government policymakers to get to grips with social impact of ageing population
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 25 2014

'Getting Ready for Ageing' is a new manifesto recently launched by the Ready for Ageing Alliance which aims to get policymakers in Government to


Social care obligations to travellers
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2014

Much of the community care legislation is premised on the assumption that service users live fairly sedentary lives. The legislation was not drafted


Regulation of Health and Social Care Professions Etc. Bill
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2014

In introducing the Regulation of Health and Social Care Professions Etc. Bill(the Bill) the Law Commission, Scottish Law Commission and Northern


Cuts litigation 3: Closing local authority day centres
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2014

In 2011 and 2012 the LA conducted a county-wide consultation exercise on the general future direction of its adult care services, including such


Freedom of information: access denied by ministerial veto
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2014

Not since September 2012 when the Attorney General exercised powers under section 53(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) blocking the


Public involvement and consultation about health services
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 23 2008

The Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 makes important changes to arrangements for patient and public involvement in the provision of health and social care services under the NHS


Trust correct not to release critical incident reports under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA)
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2008

The Information Commissioner (ICO) has upheld a decision by an NHS trust not to release five critical incident reports concerning five separate murders carried out by patients of the trust


Local government briefing note 4 of 2015: cap on care costs and new appeals system - reforms on the horizon
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

On 4 February 2015, the government launched a consultation on draft regulations implementing the cap on care costs contained in the Care Act 2014