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Irrational decision overturned after a range of failures by local authority
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2013

The High Court recently quashed South Tyneside council's setting of the level of fees payable to care homes in a critical and comprehensive decision

Public health report reveals true extent of East Park pool problems
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2014

Reports have today revealed the full extent of hygiene and cleanliness problems at the paddling pool in Hull's East Park which led to 70 people

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

Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 11 January 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 11 2016

Southwark Crown Court ordered Smith and Ouzman Ltd. to pay a total of approximately £2.2 million in relation to bribes paid to public officials for

Retail, Food and Hospitality Regulatory Update 22 February 2016 - Developments to watch
  • United Kingdom
  • February 22 2016

Food pressure group Sustain has published a survey showing high sugar levels in Café Hot drinks. The group has also claimed that a 10p levy by

NHS privatisation debate takes front stage as electioneering starts in earnest
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2015

NHS privatisation has been one of the most hotly debated issues in the lead up to the Election this May, whether it be through political discourse

Lawyers raise concern over future of social care system
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

Abuse lawyers at Leigh Day have voiced grave concerns over the future of our social care system, following comments made by the Chief Inspector of

‘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

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