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29 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Events

General Counsel: How to drive change and deliver value through ESG engagement

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We’re delighted to announce our next In conversation with… Professor Paul Watchman.

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16 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Deaths in Care Homes – CQC to Release Data on all Covid-19 Deaths in English Care Homes on 21 July 2021

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On the 21st of July 2021, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will release data on Covid-related deaths notified to them between 10 April 2020 and 31 March 2021.

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Mei-Ling Huang appointed as Chair at Royds Withy King

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We have recently announced the appointment of Partner Mei-Ling Huang as its new Chair.

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24 March 2021 0 Comments Posted in Events

How GCs can develop their business skills to be effective leaders

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We’re delighted to announce our next In conversation with… Dr Catherine McGregor, author of Business Thinking in Practice for In-House Counsel: Taking Your Seat at the Table.

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5 March 2021 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care

CQC consultation on regulation – what does it mean for care providers?

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At the start of the year, CQC launched a consultation, entitled “Consultation on changes for flexible regulation”, which is focused on health and social care providers. So what are the implications?

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3 March 2021 2 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care

CQC propose to change care home ratings without inspecting

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A Care Quality Commission consultation on a new regime of regulating care providers will close on 23 March. It proposes a radical reform of care home assessments, including the prospect of changes to ratings without inspections.

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16 February 2021 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Government white paper on NHS and Social Care reform is a tentative start

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The government has published its white paper outlining proposed reform of the NHS and social care.

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9 June 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care

Protecting healthcare from the legal ramifications of Covid-19

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The Coronavirus has challenged us like nothing before and the operational strain is more than anyone should have to bear. Unfortunately, the legal reverberations from this pandemic could go on for some time, even after we have controlled the spread of the virus.

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2 June 2020 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, News

Business interruption insurance – what will the FCA’s test case mean for your business?

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The Financial Conduct Authority has taken the unusual step to seek legal clarity on business interruption insurance claims.

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1 June 2020 0 Comments Posted in Business, Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Business interruption insurance – what does the FCA say?

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Our Dispute Resolution lawyers explain the steps the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have taken to seek legal clarity on business interruption insurance.

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29 May 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Board briefing: looking ahead to mitigate risk

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Board Briefing for social care businesses

Despite the ongoing frontline challenges, you will need to look ahead, anticipate the next set of challenges and put appropriate measures in place to protect your organisation.

Our Health & Social Care team has prepared a Briefing for Boards, CEOs and in-house counsel in the social care sector to help you identify risks that may lie ahead and deal with them appropriately to minimise the impact.

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28 April 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, News

MPs and commentators misguided to call for care home residents to be moved into hospitals

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The Care Association Alliance, a professional body that represents 38 regional Care Associations who between them represent thousands of care services across the UK, have today issued this statement in response to MPs, notably Shadow Heath Secretary Jonathan Ashworth MP, calling for care residents to be moved from their homes into hospital environments.

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