Covid-19: Strengthened tier system for England after lockdown – BBC News
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/amp/uk-55029401
PHE collated the data using the NHS Test and Trace app for people who tested positive between 9 and 15 November.
— Read on news.sky.com/story/covid-19-supermarkets-most-common-exposure-setting-for-catching-coronavirus-in-england-latest-data-shows-12136418
Revealed: the Israel lobby’s Labour hit list
— Read on electronicintifada.net/blogs/asa-winstanley/revealed-israel-lobbys-labour-hit-list
Unique window on disciplinary process gives damning view on actions of Labour hierarchy – condemning ‘deliberate political interference’ and making clear Corbyn was reinstated on independent legal advice Fourteen members of Labour’s 39-member National Executive Committee (NEC) have written a damning and explosive letter to Labour general secretary David Evans about the conduct of party…
— Read on skwawkbox.org/2020/11/19/exclusive-explosive-letter-to-party-from-14-nec-members-requires-general-secretary-to-rebuke-starmer-and-instructs-him-to-immediately-restore-whip-to-corbyn/
FCA v Arch and Others  EWHC 2448 (Comm): COVID-19 business interruption insurance. – 12 King’s Bench Walk
— Read on www.12kbw.co.uk/fca-v-arch-and-other-2020-ewhc-2448-comm-covid-19-business-interruption-insurance/
Claimant PI lawyers have turned to the Lord Chief Justice to support a review of the proposed tariff of damages for the whiplash reforms.
— Read on www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/claimant-lawyers-urge-lord-chief-to-step-in-on-whiplash-reforms
Victory For Workers Denied Health And Safety Protections Amid Covid-19 | EachOther
— Read on eachother.org.uk/victory-for-workers-denied-health-safety-protections-amid-covid-19/
Service out of the jurisdiction after 31 December 2020: the end of service out without permission? – EU Relations Law
— Read on eurelationslaw.com/blog/service-out-of-the-jurisdiction-after-31-december-2020-the-end-of-service-out-without-permission
David Oliver: Heed HSIB on covid transmission in hospital | The BMJ
— Read on www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4306
One aspect of the original outbreak of coronavirus in March and April that has not received enough attention was the spread of the virus in NHS hospitals. With NHS staff lacking Personal Protective Equipment – and as we know now, suffering from a lack of preparedness – the virus spread at rapid spee…
— Read on www.spectator.co.uk/article/how-many-people-are-catching-covid-in-hospital-
Findings ‘may reshape history of pandemic’, scientists say
— Read on www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/coronavirus-italy-anitbodies-covid-study-b1723243.html
The Independent has seen documented reports of Covid-positive patients being forced to mix with other members of the public because of a lack of space and beds at North Manchester General Hospital.
— Read on www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-nhs-hospital-a-and-e-coronavirus-manchester-b1721012.html
ISSUE 1 – The Campaign Against Corbyn – The Free Press?
— Read on the-free-press.co.uk/2020/03/29/campaign-against-corbyn/amp/
Swift v Carpenter: permission to appeal refused, and Respondent to pay costs. – Temple Garden Chambers
— Read on tgchambers.com/news-and-resources/news/swift-v-carpenter-permission-to-appeal-refused-and-respondent-to-pay-costs/
The Labour Antisemitism Report Has Always Been a Politically Motivated Travesty
— Read on jacobinmag.com/2020/10/labour-antisemitism-report-ehrc-corbyn-commission
Understanding ‘aerosol transmission’ could be key to controlling coronavirus
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/28/understanding-aerosol-transmission-key-controlling-coronavirus-wash-hands
In what leading campaigners are describing as “a new chapter for nuclear disarmament”, the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will now come into force on 22 January, after Honduras became the 50th Member State to ratify on Saturday. |
— Read on news.un.org/en/story/2020/10/1076082
A Change of Name Deed Poll (commonly referred to as a Deed Poll) is a document used to change a person’s name. It can be used to change a full name, forename(s), surname, add names, remove names, change the spelling of a name or rearrange existing names.
— Read on www.wonder.legal/uk/modele/change-name-deed-poll
Costs recovery lawyers hail decision in High Court as potential win for millions of former PI claimants.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/court-orders-costs-repayment-after-client-did-not-consent-to-deduction/5106055.article
The Ministry of Justice is to allow the Court of Appeal as well as the Supreme Court to depart from EU case law from next year.
— Read on www.litigationfutures.com/news/court-of-appeal-to-have-power-to-depart-from-eu-law
Jacinda Ardern: I didn’t want to work for Tony Blair
— Read on i.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/96123508/jacinda-ardern-i-didnt-want-to-work-for-tony-blair
Some socialists don’t support Jacinda Arden: https://novaramedia.com/2020/09/24/whats-the-point-of-jacinda-ardern/
Inquest rules heading heavy leather balls ‘a factor’ in death of Alan Jarvis
— Read on www.theguardian.com/football/2020/oct/15/inquest-rules-heading-heavy-leather-balls-a-factor-in-death-of-alan-jarvis
One of the country’s leading QCs has suggested that barristers on the Attorney General’s panels should consider resigning.
— Read on www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/barristers-on-ag-panels-should-consider-resigning-says-top-qc
Homepage | The Crown Prosecution Service
— Read on www.cps.gov.uk/
In the last week, coronavirus admissions to hospitals have risen by 40%. ITV News has been to one hospital where the Covid intensive care ward is already full.
— Read on www.itv.com/news/2020-10-12/covid-inside-blackpool-victoria-hospital-where-intensive-care-unit-is-at-full-capacity
HM Courts & Tribunals Service acknowledges that public health legislation permits court users to come out of self-isolation.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/hmcts-dont-come-to-court-if-you-have-covid/5105964.article
Academic medicine is not immune from political censorship.
— Read on electronicintifada.net/content/lancet-censors-gaza-health-letter-after-pro-israel-pressure/31371
Health chiefs warn they plan to ditch routine surgery as second wave seriously disrupts NHS
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/08/hospitals-in-north-of-england-to-run-out-of-covid-beds-within-a-week
Read a section of the LELR, Labour and European Law Review about the TUPE.
— Read on www.thompsonstradeunion.law/news/lelr/weekly-issue-48-july-2000/1-tupe-loopy
A look at the difficulties in determining the correct defendant in occupational disease litigation where the claimant has been TUPE transferred.
— Read on www.weightmans.com/insights/tupe-the-difficulties-in-disease-litigation/
Baker v (1) British Gas Services (Commercial) Limited (2) J&L Electrics Lye Limited
— Read on www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx
I am grateful to Tom Jenkinson from Bolt Burdon Kemp for sending me a copy of the decision of Master Rowley in Shulman -v- Kolomoisky (24/06/20) where the issue of the guideline hourly rates was determined. A copy of the judgment is available here. Judgment Shulman v Bogolyubov (hourly rates) “This case is a…
— Read on www.civillitigationbrief.com/2020/10/08/guideline-hourly-rates-not-much-use-canary-wharf-expensive-place-to-be-evidence-and-the-seven-pillars-of-wisdom-all-for-750-an-hour/
In Smith v Marston Holdings Ltd & Anor  EW Misc 23 (CC) HHJ Paul Matthews made some observations about the correct address for service when applications are issued. He also noted the issues that can arise when dealing with some litigants in person. “During the course of this judgment I have referred to many…
— Read on www.civillitigationbrief.com/2020/10/07/address-for-service-the-use-of-a-post-office-box-number-or-accomodation-address-does-not-comply-with-the-rules-also-the-price-tag-for-litigants-in-person/
It is today seven years since the ERRA ended breach of statutory duty as a distinct cause of action in relation to accidents at work. This is an opportune time to review the cases that have considered this issue. Here we look at cases in the English and Welsh courts and then review Scottish decisions…
— Read on www.civillitigationbrief.com/2020/10/01/the-seven-year-itch-a-review-of-the-cases-considering-section-69-of-the-enterprise-and-regulatory-reform-act-2013-including-scotland/
The Job Support Scheme — Legally Blogged Employment Law
— Read on www.legally-blogged.com/blog/the-job-support-scheme
Essex County Council v UBB Waste (Essex) Ltd (No3)
— Read on www.litigationfutures.com/news/keep-part-36-offers-simple-by-using-form-judge-urges
First Japanese knotweed claim issued today – relatively new area of law interesting to see how these claims progress (post by Andrew Mckie on LinkedIn today, 28/09/20)
— Read on www.middleeastmonitor.com/20200927-uae-poet-barred-from-travel-for-rejecting-israel-deal/amp/
BHRC and the Bar Council write to Polish authorities ahead of rescheduled hearing to waive immunity of Judge Tuleya – Bar Human Rights Committee
— Read on www.barhumanrights.org.uk/bhrc-and-the-bar-council-write-to-polish-authorities-ahead-of-rescheduled-hearing-to-waive-immunity-of-judge-tuleya/
Asbestos training in the construction industry is at its lowest level for five years, as UKATA urges employers to ensure training is up to date
— Read on www.pbctoday.co.uk/news/health-safety-news/asbestos-training/82690/
These Regulations require the closure of businesses selling food or drink for consumption on the premises, and businesses listed in Part 2 of Schedule 2, to protect against the risks to public health arising from coronavirus, except for limited permitted uses. Restrictions are imposed on businesses listed in Part 3 of Schedule 2, which are permitted to remain open. The Regulations also prohibit anyone leaving the place where they live without reasonable excuse, and ban public gatherings of more than two people. The closures and restrictions last until they are terminated by a direction given by the Secretary of State.
— Read on www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/350/made
There has been some discussion on Twitter recently about stress at work and the problems caused when mistakes are made (particularly when they are your own fault). Added to this we have the difficulties of home working, the lack of collegiate support, moving back to work in a social distanced setting and the numerous uncertainties…
— Read on www.civillitigationbrief.com/2020/09/27/stress-homeworking-social-isolation-and-fish-files-a-recap-of-previous-posts-that-may-be-able-to-help/
When you are on the losing side in a UN vote by 169 to 2, someone should at least be smart enough to discern that something is very, very wrong.
— Read on thealtworld.com/philip_giraldi/are-you-feeling-safer-war-of-the-worlds-pits-u-s-and-israel-against-everyone-else
Thompsons Solicitors is representing a woman injured by a gynaecologist at a Derby hospital, whose name has now been revealed. Read her story here.
— Read on www.thompsons.law/news/news-releases/medical-negligence-news/woman-still-in-pain-more-than-two-years-on-by-under-fire-derby-gynaecologist