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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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9th Nov
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The introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two or three justices to deal...
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Produced in partnership with Quinton Newcomb of Fulcrum Chambers 12th Jan
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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Produced in partnership with Lina Mattsson of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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9th Nov
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 12th Jan
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[On headed paper][insert date][Address of tenderer provided in request for clarification]Dear [[insert contact name of tenderer] OR [insert contact...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 12th Jan
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan

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A personal injury claimant will typically be seeking to establish the fault, whether negligence or breach of a statutory duty, of the identified...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 16th Apr
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This tracker is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and other sources of interest...
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9th Apr
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There are five key steps to improving efficiency:•identify (define) what process needs improving•measure the problem•analyse your information•improve...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 9th Apr
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There are five key steps to improving efficiency:•Identify (define) what process needs improving•Measure the problem•Analyse the information•Improve...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 9th Apr
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There are five key steps to improving efficiency:•identify (define) what process needs improving•measure the problem•analyse the information•improve...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 9th Apr
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There are five key steps to improving efficiency:•identify (define) what process needs improving•measure the problem•analyse the information•improve...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 9th Apr
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When any organisation is forced to make a large number of redundancies, the attention, quite rightly, is focused on those losing their roles. However,...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 9th Apr
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Continuous improvement (CI) is very fashionable in management circles but the heavy use of management-speak can make it difficult for non-CI...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe of Bellis Learning Solutions Ltd 9th Apr
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There are five key steps to improving efficiency:•identify (define) what process needs improving•measure the problem•analyse the information•improve...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 9th Apr
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Working within the public sector at the moment is rather like going for a paddle in a rough sea—a wave of change comes along and nearly sweeps you off...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 9th Apr
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There are five key steps to improving efficiency:•identify (define) what process needs improving•measure the problem•analyse your information•improve...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, s 78. For further...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note refers only to the law in England; note that different provisions apply to Wales.The public has a right to expect high standards of...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Keith-Lucas and Anthea Lowe of Bevan Brittan and North West Leicestershire District Council 9th Apr
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DefencesThere are a number of substantive defences to a defamation claim, the majority of which are now, since the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013),...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 9th Apr
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 9th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the role of publication in an action for defamation or malicious falsehood. It reviews key case law and legislation, and...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs 9th Apr
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The tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the right to control the dissemination of...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 9th Apr

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