Fitness to practice proceedings are extremely stressful for any medical professional. Perhaps this is best evidenced by the report prepared by the GMC in 2014. It found that between 2005 and 2013, 114 doctors died during fitness to practice proceedings, of these, 28 died of suicide or suspected suicide. The GDC do not record similar statics. This is a conscious decision on their part. In...Read More
As a dynamic and developing law firm, JFH Law is seeking to recruit a newly qualified up to 5 yr PQE commercial and civil litigation solicitor to join our civil litigation department.
The successful candidate will join our team working from our Camden office, London. This is an excellent opportunity for a solicitor to take over a diverse existing caseload including contract disputes,...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 65
Over the last few weeks myself and Laura Pearce have been traveling around the UK lecturing on the General Data Protection Regulations and how they will affect dentists when they come into force on the 25th May 2018. In the general maelstrom of GDPR, one question that keeps being asked relates to the security and retention of patients’ clinical records....Read More
After numerous scandals of sexual harassment engulfed Hollywood, the UK Parliament is having its own #MeToo moment. Female Members of Parliament (MPs) have revealed the dark reality of their daily battles against sexism, bullying and discrimination, sharing their experiences in an attempt to encourage other women to speak out.
HuffPost UK spoke to 40 women MPs of all parties across different...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 64
On 29th November 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down its decision in the case of King v Sash Windows. It is another case in a long line on holiday pay and has opened the flood gates for workers to claim unpaid holiday dating back years.
Why is this relevant to dental practices?
At present most associates are working under a...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 63
The Transfer of Undertaking Regulations, or TUPE for short, offers enhanced protection for employees who transfer from one business to another. It is an extremely complex and confusing piece of legislation. Here we set out the key principles to help you better understand when it might apply.
What is TUPE?
TUPE requires a business that is buying...Read More