Families of patients in a long-term permanent vegetative state will no longer need court approval to withdraw food and liquid, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that a successful appeal against dismissal through a company’s appeal procedure had the effect of reviving the employment contract, even though the contract did not provide for this.
In an eagerly awaited judgment, the Supreme Court has refused to grant a woman a divorce after she failed to provide sufficient evidence that her marriage had ‘irretrievably broken down’.
The Court of Appeal has given an important judgment on the question of whether workers who perform ‘sleep-in’ shifts are entitled to be paid the national minimum wage when they are asleep.
We were delighted to learn that the Conquest Hospital MRI Scanner Appeal to raise £1 million for a new, state-of-the-art MRI scanner has reached its target.
We were proud once more to sponsor the Lady Taverners’ Summer Luncheon, held at the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, on 27 June.
The Supreme Court has ruled that a heterosexual couple who were denied the right to enter a civil partnership suffered discrimination. The landmark ruling may now prompt a review of the law.
Private Client Partner Antony Caulfield will be on hand to answer queries about IHT and lasting powers of attorney at a special event in Eastbourne.
The June 2018 edition of our online business newsletter, the Business Brief, is available now.
Next week members of Gaby Hardwicke’s Central Services team will walk, run, swim or cycle to a combined target of 827km to mark Dementia Action Week (21-27 May).