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NHS angle can affect how pharmacies change hands

When it comes to buying and selling a business, pharmacies can be a bit different. 

Clear procedures vital to managing disciplinary action

For disciplinary action to be successful, employers need clearly defined disciplinary procedures, and then follow them. 

A tale of workloads, contracts and discrimination

It’s well known that workload can cause stress, but to what extent are employers liable when an employee suffers?

Lessons from enforcement action in online sales

Press stories alleging pharmacists are inappropriately selling medicines online don't seem to want to go away

Boots settles for 6 figures with asbestos cancer sufferer

Boots UK has reached a six-figure settlement with a former supervisor who has terminal cancer after being exposed to asbestos in the 1970s.

Key thoughts on buying a pharmacy

When buying a pharmacy, the choice of a share or asset transaction will dictate the rest of the process. 

Mistaking holiday entitlements can prove costly

Getting holiday pay right can be a headache, especially if you are confused about what to include or how to calculate what's due

Employee with a conviction?

Non-disclosure of a criminal conviction is not grounds for dismissal.

Buyers (and sellers) beware

The Landlord and Tenant Act has traps for those looking to buy or sell a pharmacy property

Boots facing lawsuits over unpaid lockdown rent

Boots UK is facing multiple lawsuits from landlords over allegedly refusing to pay rents at some of its stores during the Covid-19 lockdown.

GPhC gains extension of suspension order in FtP case

Case follows another in July where extension to suspension order was not granted.

Planning permission for new pharmacies explained

Legal director Claire Timmings and associate Dan Murphy simplify the process

Court refuses GPhC application to suspend zopiclone pharmacists

The High Court has refused an application to extend a suspension order against two pharmacists accused of illegally supplying controlled drugs.

Keeping on top of statutory compliance

Solicitor Aidan Welton looks at the legislation that must be complied with in relation to the use and occupation of a pharmacy property.

A risky business

The #Metoo campaign  has seen a real shift in what is deemed acceptable in the workplace, as well as in society at large.

The Good Work Plan: the 'must knows'

Lawyer Andrew Rayment unpicks the "biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years"

Legal action against Hancock over retired pharmacist's Covid-19 death

A dentist has brought proceedings against the health secretary and Public Health England after his father, a retired London community pharmacist, died of Covid-19.

Review: medicines reuse guidance

Solicitor Susan Hunneyball says community pharmacists will have things to do if care homes or hospices decide to reuse medicines during the pandemic

Questions remain on pharmacy volunteer indemnity

Recent assurances for pharmacies on the use of volunteers to provide services only apply to issues of misconduct, lawyers have said.

Caution! A red flag CPCS warning

Solicitor Noel Wardle says pharmacists should be aware of the risks of misdiagnosis or missing a 'red flag' when providing the CPCS

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