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15 January 2018 Carillion plc in liquidation

On Monday 15 January 2018 the High Court appointed the Official Receiver as liquidator of Carillion plc and various other group companies on the petition of the company’s directors.

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22 December 2017 Is the Community (EU wide) Registered Design repair clause broken?

Automotive OEMs and other manufacturers of 'complex products' are unlikely to be happy with Wednesday's CJEU decision (C 397/16 and C 435/16) relating to luxury car wheel trims.

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19 December 2017 An 'open door' to individual claims against public bodies without the barriers of judicial review?

The Court of Appeal has decided that a claim against a local authority and CCG was a private law claim and did not need to be pursued by way of judicial review.

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18 December 2017 New advice on sexual harassment between pupils in schools

The Department for Education (DfE) has released new advice on sexual violence and harassment between children.

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15 December 2017 The Ofsted Annual Report on children’s services – what makes the difference?

The Ofsted Annual Report for 2016/17 shows that whilst there is still clear room for improvement for children’s services and social care providers, there is a clear upward trend in the quality of service that is provided to children in need.

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14 December 2017 Hope for defendants seeking to withdraw early admissions of liability

The defendant successfully appealed a judge’s decision refusing their application for permission to withdraw an admission of liability in Wood v (1) Days Healthcare UK Ltd (2) Secretary of State for Health (3) Shropshire Community Health Service (4) Balle A/S (T/A F Reac A/S) (5) Berwick Care Equipment Ltd (2017).

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14 December 2017 ESFA to take firmer stance on non-compliance

The new Accounting Officer of the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), Eileen Milner, in her first letter to academy trusts has stated that the ESFA will take a harder line on trusts that fail to submit the various financial returns on time.

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13 December 2017 Highway victory for a risk based approach

Judge dismisses the claim of a jogger who tripped in a pothole, commending the dynamic risk-based approach taken by council’s highways inspector.

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The absence of a Manual Handling Risk Assessment is not fatal to your defence

The Court of Appeal considered the employer’s liability for an employee’s injury after failure to risk assess a manual handling operation.

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12 December 2017 Judge's contempt warning for solicitors involved in 'crash for cash' claims

Liverpool Victoria brought successful committal proceedings against nine defendants for contempt of court following six incidents involving fraudulent motor claims.

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