26 Feb 2019

How widespread is sexual harassment in UK hospitals and doctors’ surgeries? Does the medical profession need its own #metoo movement? 
 

The NHS is the world’s fifth largest employer, with 1.2 million staff in England alone - so it’s only realis...

14 Jan 2019

The Government is to introduce a code of practice to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, in a bid to encourage employers to “take their preventative responsibilities more seriously”.


Employers already have a duty to protect employees from harassment and victimis...

27 Nov 2018

On 14 November the FCA published a review of firms’ whistleblowing arrangements in retail and wholesale banking. The review was conducted to identify how well the firms implemented the whistleblowing rules published by the FCA back in September 2016. 


The supervisory r...

17 Jul 2018

The Court of Appeal has allowed BAPIO to make up to seven pages of written submissions.  It has refused BAPIO permission to make oral submissions.

In the order granting permission the Master of the Rolls stated that while the Court is ready to note BAPIO's concerns, its...

2 Jul 2018

Our main speaker, and former junior doctor, Adam Kay has a sell-out tour going on across England.  At our event he will read from his dairies, the current best seller, This is Going the Hurt

As he says, like other of our speakers:

“Around the same time that I was reliv...

11 Jun 2018

Following the recommendations of the review conducted by Sir Norman Williams, the government has announced today that The GMC will lose the powers it used to appeal the MPTS decision in Dr Bawa Garba’s case.  
 
The Williams Review also recommends: 
 
1.    Clearer und...

18 May 2018

Health Education England (HEE), the body responsible for education, training and workforce planning for all NHS staff in England, conceded its employer status at a preliminary employment tribunal hearing which considered if junior doctors in England could be protected...

14 May 2018

When our client Dr Chris Day brought a whistleblowing claim against Health Education England (HEE) in October 2014, HEE argued that junior doctors have no whistleblowing protection against HEE.  This surprised many junior doctors because HEE plays an important – for ma...

12 Dec 2017

The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down a judgment in Conley King v The Sash Window Workshop Ltd and Richard Dollar (C-214/16) that could see many companies and other employers forced to make large back payments for untaken annual leave entitlements...

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