London, 7th December 2017 – 2 hours FREE seminar: 9-11 am
Jigna Varsani, one of JFH Law’s specialists in business law, is delivering the seminar Limited company, partnership or consortia; what is best for your business?, in association with Building Legacies. This talk will take place on the 7th of December from 9am to 11am at Good Hotel London, Royal Victoria Dock Western Gateway, London,...Read More
London, 23rd January 2018 – A half day free workshop: 9am -1pm
Laura Pearce and Jigna Varsani, two of JFH Law’s specialists in contract law, delivered the workshop Contract law; rules, risks and resolutions, in association with Building Legacies. This talk took place on the 23rd of January at the Good Hotel London, Western Gateway, E16 1FA London.
Having in place the resources to form a good...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 57
In the case of Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) LTD t/a Crockfords the Supreme Court effectively re-wrote the test for dishonesty. It removed the second, subjective limb of the current test. This has a significant impact, as it has resulted in one single standard dishonesty test across civil, criminal and regulatory cases.
This decision will have huge...Read More
Three months ago the Supreme Court ruled that the Employment Tribunal fee regime was unlawful and therefore must be withdrawn.
Since then we have been waiting for the Government to confirm its plans to reimburse those who paid the unlawful fee.
Finally, on 20th October 2017 the Government confirmed its plans to roll out a reimburse scheme. This is a staged process; the first 4 weeks is open to...Read More
London, 8th February 2018 – A half day FREE workshop
Julia Furley and Laura Pearce and , two of JFH Law’s specialists in contract law, will deliver the workshop How to protect your business interests, in association with Building Legacies. This talk will take place on the 8th of February at Canary Wharf Group Plc, 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AB.
Every business knows that it can take years to...Read More
Sex discrimination at the police school?
In the recent case of Ypourgos Ethnikis Pedias kai Thriskevmaton v. Kalliri, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that the requirement for candidates for the Greek police academy to be at least 1.70 meters tall amounted to indirect sex discrimination which could not be objectively justified.
The ECJ is the EU’s highest legal authority, tasked with...Read More
Section 13 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA) says that “A person (A) discriminates against another (B) if, because of a protected characteristic, A treats B less favourably than A treats or would treat others.”
But what is a protected characteristic? Age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 56
The BDA’s Evidence to the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration for 2017/18 found that 51% of the dental profession would not recommend a career in dentistry. The same report found that both practice owners and associates considered their morale to be ‘low’ or ‘very low’ at 29 per cent and 32 per cent respectively.
In response the BDA is...Read More
DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 55
The case of Kirschner v General Dental Council EWHC 1377 (Admin) considered the appropriate test for dishonesty in professional regulatory matters.
Ms Kirschner was a Polish qualified dentist. She came to the UK from Poland in 2005 and worked as a GDP. Between 2010 and 2012 she was subject to a PCT review as concerns were raised regarding her...Read More
If disaster should strike and you are no longer in a position to look after your own affairs, having a lasting power of attorney (LPA) in place can help take away some of the stress and practical difficulties in managing finances and making decisions regarding you and your family’s future.
Lasting Powers of Attorney are designed to be recognised by health care providers, financial...Read More