Whether a police investigation must stop a disciplinary process is a question we are asked on a regular basis by clients. The Court of Appeal has provided helpful guidance in North West Anglia NHS Foundation v Gregg.Read More
The Ministry of Justice has just released Employment Tribunal statistics for October-December 2018. In this month’s article we discuss current trends and what might be just around the corner.Read More
In this month’s article Steve Conlay looks at a recent report showing a rise in stress related absence in the UK workforce and what can be done to address the situation.Read More
It is hardly surprising that “practical completion” is one of our most covered topics, with the common theme being the lack of clear definition of “practical completion”. The matter has come up again most recently in Mears Limited -v- Costplan Services (South East) Limited which related to the interaction between an Agreement for Lease and the certification of Practical Completion under a building contract.Read More
This month we will look again at negligent certification, as well as highlighting key cases relating to schedules of payments, how to determine whether or not the works are practically complete and the tortious duties on professionals when they step over the boundary of legal support and into the realms of giving legal advice.Read More
Top 200 law firm, BPE Solicitors spoke at a high-profile event at the Royal Society of Arts in London this week, where the findings of a major research programme into Data Trusts were unveiled.