When deciding whether or not to pursue or defend a claim, determining how you will fund the case will be one of the biggest factors to take into account. Knowing what options are available will make you better informed and can help you with this difficult decision.
You may choose to pay privately for the legal costs. However, this is often the most expensive way to fund a...Read More
It all began on 14th December 2016, when John Howey, Partner at JFH Law, announced he had broken a J mug washing up. ‘The handle just came off when I was washing out the inside’ he confirmed. At first we all laughed and there was some light hearted banter about Mr Howey not knowing his own strength; but things then took a turn for the worst.
Julia Furley, Partner at JFH Law, recalls:
At first...Read More
On 23rd November 2016 Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Statement in which he announced that this would be the last Autumn Statement, with a move next year to a Spring Statement and Autumn Budget. The idea is to provide more stability for businesses and individuals in respect of changes to taxation, so that they only occur once a year. This will obviously help dentists better...Read More
The importance of having a Will cannot be emphasised enough. When you have spent a lot of time and hard work building up your assets, often of significant value, it makes sense to ensure they are left to the people you want them to go to. With so much at stake, having a validWill is crucial. Whilst inexpensive ‘will kits’ are becoming more and more prevalent and regularly advertised in the...Read More
The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) oversees the nine health and care professional regulatory organisations in the UK. Every year they undertake a review of their key statutory functions against the following four standards:
Setting and promoting guidance and standards for the profession
Setting standards for and quality assuring the provision of education and training
Maintaining a...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 34
On 28th October 2016 the London Central Employment Tribunal sent out its long awaited judgment in the case of Aslam & ors v (1) Uber BV (2) Uber London Limited and (3) Uber Britannia Limited. The Tribunal held that Uber drivers should be considered workers, as opposed to self-employed contractors.
Uber has already confirmed its intentions to appeal...Read More