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Post on 24 Jul 2014
Last week, the Prime Minister announced a reshuffle of his cabinet, which included the replacement of Michael Gove as Education Secretary with Nicky Morgan. Many teachers have welcomed this change, as Gove was a polarising figure, but what will it actually mean in practice and what can we expect...
Education
Post on 23 Jul 2014
A hearing has taken place to approve the settlement in the case of a young man injured during cardiac surgery in 1994. The claimant was four years old when he underwent surgery to correct the congenital heart defect Fallot's Tetralogy at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. His family say that the surgeon...
Medical Negligence
Post on 23 Jul 2014
HM Revenue and Customs has recently released a list of 1,200 tax avoidance schemes in relation to which it will be demanding a payment of tax within 90 days for those who bought them. It is estimated that there are about 3,000 businesses and individuals in the South West and 43,000 across the UK...
Financial Services
kelly college - mount house school merger
Post on 22 Jul 2014
The merger of Kelly College, Kelly College Preparatory School and Mount House School into a single foundation has been completed, it has been announced. The new entity will be known as The Mount Kelly Foundation and will provide education for 550 children and young people aged three to 18. It has...
Education
Post on 22 Jul 2014
An employee's lack of capability to do their job due to ill health is a potentially fair reason for dismissal. However, employers are often afraid to approach issues of ill-health pro-actively, for fear of falling foul of disability discrimination legislation and having to undertake lengthy 'risk-...
Employment Law
Post on 9 Jul 2014
Summary Q2's enforcement action at the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") indicates that telemarketing and sending SMS messages in breach of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 ("PECR") is increasingly becoming a regulatory hotspot. The PECR provides...
Technology
Post on 8 Jul 2014
Search engines obliged to remove links to inadequate, irrelevant, no longer relevant, out of date, inaccurate and / or excessive personal data The Google Spain decision has confirmed that search engine providers must take down or erase information and links if a data subject complains that the...
Technology
Post on 8 Jul 2014
The answer is, it depends what type of school you are and when the school was created. If the school is a local authority maintained school, special school or a pupil referral unit then The Education (Nutritional Standards and Requirements for School Food) (England) Regulations 2007 apply. The Regs...
Education
Andrew Feather - Elite Cycling Class
Post on 2 Jul 2014
Michelmores' corporate lawyer Andrew Feather and Elite category cyclist competed in the National Road Race in Abergavenny on Sunday. Despite having to retire with cramp on the finishing circuit Andrew firmly established himself in the chasing group to the leaders on the initial 70 mile loop. The...
Michelmores
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Post on 2 Jul 2014
Zoë Baxter-Sibley's Day with Michelmores' Clinical Negligence Team Fresh from months of GCSE exam stress, Zoë is spending a week moving between departments on work experience at Michelmores. We asked for her comments and any advice she has for fledgling lawyers seeking an insight into the legal...
Medical Negligence

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