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Post on 24 Jul 2014
One of the frustrating things for practitioners in agricultural law is that so many of the interesting points are dealt with at Arbitrations and, as a consequence, are not part of any system of reported cases.   Although it is not uncommon for Arbitration decisions to become well known within the...
Agriculture
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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
Post on 25 Jun 2014
For the second year running law firm Michelmores is celebrating a 'One Star' accreditation in the prestigious Best Companies Awards, which are recognised as the 'Michelin stars' of the business world. The ambitious firm is one of only 20 Law Firms to be listed in the Best Company Guide 2014...
Michelmores
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Post on 31 Jul 2014
As we know, the DfE never changes policy, it just evolves and the latest development is going to cause headaches for new academy trusts. They have introduced an evolved policy to create a separation of Members and Directors. Members effectively own the Academy Trust company, hire and fire Directors...
Education
Post on 30 Jul 2014
Clinical Negligence Lawyer Oliver Thorne's North Devon Journal Blog There is an apocryphal story about the nature of legal redress. In the magistrate's court a man is found guilty of fighting outside a pub, and is fined £100; he steps out of the dock, saunters up to the bench, and writes out a...
Medical Negligence
Post on 25 Jul 2014
A major study of the motives, movements and opinions of those who travel abroad for medical treatment has been published. The Sun, Sea, Sand and Silicone project, overseen by Professor Ruth Holliday at Leeds University, drew from sources across a wide spectrum of medical, sociological and legal...
Medical Negligence
Michelmores Employment Mock Tribunal
Post on 24 Jul 2014
Over 130 delegates attended two Mock Employment Tribunal hearings staged by law firm Michelmores LLP and held in the spectacular Chamber Room at Kensington Town Hall in London on 2 July 2014. The lifelike re-enactment of the Tribunal hearings allowed key Bi-Borough* employees and clients and...
Employment Law
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

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