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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 9th Nov
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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 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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov
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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 9th Nov

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What is the Local Government Pension Scheme?The main pension scheme for local authorities is the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The LGPS is a...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Sayer of Mills & Reeve LLP 29th Nov
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT 1: Following the Court of Appeal judgment dated December 2018 in the McCloud/Sargeant case [2018] EWCA Civ 2844 that...
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25th Nov
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT 1: Following the Court of Appeal judgment dated December 2018 in the McCloud/Sargeant case [2018] EWCA Civ 2844 that...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 25th Nov
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Following two periods of consultation (the first in 2015 and the second in 2016), the government decided to:•cap the value of public sector exit...
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10th Nov
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: In the rules of the LGPS, administering authorities are given the discretionary power to set a policy on whether, and...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 30th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: The Coronavirus Act 2020 suspends provisions of the NHS Pension Scheme that would otherwise have an adverse effect on...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Carney of Shoosmiths and Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 27th Oct
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This Agreement is made on [insert date].Parties1[insert full name of Administering Authority] (the ‘Administering Authority’);2[insert full name of...
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Produced in partnership with David Gallagher of Fieldfisher 20th Oct
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The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a statutory, public-service pension scheme for local government and related employees in England and...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 13th Oct
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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: The Pensions Regulator (TPR) announced that it intends to review its codes of practice over the next year to reflect the...
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Produced in partnership with David Gallagher of Fieldfisher 13th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: In the rules of the LGPS, administering authorities are given the discretionary power to set a policy on whether, and...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 9th Oct
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Scope of preservation requirementsThe preservation requirements apply to occupational pension schemes that are funded at least in part by payments...
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28th Sep
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The Best Value DirectionThe government’s ‘Fair Deal’ policy was first introduced in 1999 and set out how pensions issues should be dealt with when...
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25th Sep

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