Euthanasia creep?
Euthanasia creep?

When the Mental Capacity Act was going through parliament, “pro-life” groups argued that the provisions around health and welfare and advance directives would be the prelude to legalised euthanasia.

Anything to declare?
Anything to declare?

The Charity Commission has recently published two pieces of updated guidance relating to safeguarding and serious incident reporting.

Service contract rescues – the dos and don’ts
Service contract rescues – the dos and don’ts

The news that Allied Healthcare is “actively exploring” the sale or transfer of its care and support services means the TUPE implications and risks need to be considered for any would-be buyers.

Investigating abnormally low tenders
Investigating abnormally low tenders

Following a recent case, the Court has clarified in what circumstances investigations into abnormally low tenders ought to be conducted.

Term-time workers – are they missing out?
Term-time workers – are they missing out?

Calculating holiday pay and entitlement is rarely a pleasure and almost always a chore! It would be wise to review the calculation of holiday pay for term-time workers.