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Do you want to stay up to date with the latest legal issues that affect you and your business? We regularly publish legal updates, guides and opinions on legal matters.

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Will fines under the GDPR be insurable?

Where companies might be subject to large fines, there is increasing concern as to whether the fines imposed by the regulator will be insurable, either via a company’s professional indemnity policy or a cyber specific policy.

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Torbay Council v Torbay Quality Forum Limited

How should payments for residential care have been calculated by local authorities prior to the Care Act 2014?

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Public matters newsletter - December 2017

This month we have six topical articles for you which include a look at local authority property investments and a look at the case Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council (2017) UKSC 60.

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Top tips for contract management in public procurement

In this article, we set out key top tips in managing public sector contracts and the considerations that need to be dealt with prior and during the tender process.

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Impact of CMA care home market study on providers

Last week the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) published its final report following a year-long review of the elderly care home sector.

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Data security and the NHS Standard Contract

July 2017 saw the publication of the Department of Health’s ‘Your Data: Better Security, Better Choice, Better Care’ paper.

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Statutory officers and joint working

With the increase in joint working arrangements between local authorities, more authorities are cutting or sharing higher level management, but what are the risks involved?

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What constitutes unreasonable conduct by a claimant in a procurement challenge?

The recent case of R (on the application of Hersi & Co) v The Lord Chancellor (as successor to the Legal Services Commission) (2017) has demonstrated that there will be consequences for claimant’s who fail to act reasonably, with the judgment also giving guidance as to what will constitute unreasonable conduct.

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Management of a business continuity incident

Many organisations (and their staff) believe that having a business continuity plan (the ‘P’ of the title) makes them business continuity aware and prepared for, and ready to cope with, anything that is thrown in their direction.

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NHS Improvement issues new transaction guidance

NHS Improvement (NHSI) has issued new transaction guidance for NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts.

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