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Dentists simplify complaints process
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2011

The General Dental Council has announced an intention to amend its Fitness to Practise procedures, with the intention of simplifying and speeding up the process.


High risk avoidance schemes is another new regime really the way forward?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2011

HMRC’s consultation on “High Risk Tax Avoidance Schemes”, which closed at the end of August, has attracted some heavyweight responses it seems.


Amendment to Health and Social Care Bill
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2011

On 7 September, MPs overwhelmingly voted against an amendment to the Health and Social Care Bill which would prevent abortion clinics providing counselling to women using their services, instead requiring all women having an abortion to be offered independent advice.


Abolition of contracting out on a ‘protected rights’ basis
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2011

Contracting-out of the State Second Pension on a money purchase basis (known as a ‘protected rights’ basis) will be abolished from 6 April 2012.


Sick worker entitled to carry over statutory holiday (and pay)
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2011

Mrs Larner was employed by NHS Leeds.


Government response to Jackson reform consultation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2011

On 29 March 2011, the Government published its response to the consultation on Lord Justice Jackson’s recommendations for reforming civil litigation funding and costs.


The changing face of procurement
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2011

In this article we share a snap-shot review of some of the key changes afoot in relation to the procurement rules.


Disclosure regulations relaxed to permit electronic communications
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2011

On 1 December 2010 new amending regulations came into force which permit trustees to communicate with members and provide certain information about the scheme by e-mail or via a website, as well as by post.


Abolition of inland revenue limits: act now!
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2011

Time is running out to amend scheme rules to retain old Inland Revenue limits.


The switch from RPI to CPI how will it affect benefits under your scheme?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2011

In June 2010, the Government announced that private sector defined benefit (DB) schemes would be able to use the consumer prices index (CPI) rather than the retail prices index (RPI) as the measure of inflation for calculating pension increases.