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16 April 2018 NHS Counter Fraud Authority secures first conviction

The NHSCFA has amply demonstrated it has both the appetite and the teeth to fight fraud, and in securing a first conviction as the 'Counter Fraud Authority'.

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13 April 2018 IICSA releases Rochdale report

IICSA's latest report on Cambridge House, Knowl View and Rochdale has been published today.

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13 April 2018 Sir Cliff and the BBC: should right to privacy trump freedom of expression? A balancing act

Sir Cliff Richard yesterday launched his court battle to sue the BBC for breach of his right to privacy, enshrined in Article 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998, after they filmed and broadcast footage of his home being searched and publicly named him as a suspect in historical sexual abuse allegations.

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13 April 2018 EAT rules that failure to enhance shared parental leave is not direct sex discrimination

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the purpose of maternity leave is to protect the health and wellbeing of a woman during pregnancy and following child birth.

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13 April 2018 Sun tans and sickness claims… a gloomier outlook for claimants?

Since 2013 the travel industry has seen a huge 500% increase in the number of false 'holiday sickness' claims.

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11 April 2018 "Challenging but fair" - the new inspection regime for children's services

The recent introduction of the new Inspections of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS) system has been met with some trepidation from the sector.

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4 April 2018 Local authorities being driven potty with potholes

The good news is that the Department for Transport is providing £100m to local authorities to carry out much needed repairs and this should provide some much needed respite.

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29 March 2018 All bets are off! Stag party ordered to pay costs for fundamental dishonesty

A group of 17 men on a stag party have been ordered to pay a combined sum of £68,000 in legal fees following a finding of fundamental dishonesty.

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21 March 2018 Killer self-drive vehicle negligence - a new claims era?

As news has emerged of the first reported case in the US involving a self-driving car killing a pedestrian, it is interesting to consider the future claims climate in its wake.

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Whiplash and small claims – huge changes in the pipeline

The MoJ has today announced a consultation that will likely lead to profound changes in the volume and nature of compensation claims.

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