Publications

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16 Mar

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPC) regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacy premises in England, Scotland and Wales. Its general functions and duties are set out in The Pharmacy Order 2010. Regulation of these parties includes commencing disciplinary proceedings against offending members who fall under its ambit/jurisdiction.

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2 Mar

Uber “invitation to book” – High Court says no
By: admin | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

Reading Borough Council v Mudassar Ali [2019] EWHC 200 (Admin)

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31 Jan

Taxi & private hire fees
By: admin | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

It is the time to the year when licensing authorities are setting their fees for the next financial year.  It is important that taxi and private hire licence holders understand the law relating to fee setting to understand how when licensing authorities should arrive at their fees and how this can be challenged.  The recent judgment in the Wakefield case has demonstrated the importance and value of all of the aforementioned to the trade.

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3 Jan

Return to base or right or roam?
By: admin | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

Introduction

In recent months, the debate on the legalities of cross-border hiring has seen no abating.  There have been several judicial decisions on the matter and of course the taxi finish and task group has made recommendations to Government to legislate in order to address concerns and close the “loop”.

In this article I will briefly look at all the relevant arguments and legislative provisions to update the trade on the most recent thinking and legal position.

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6 Dec

A paper to “Critically assess the issues faced by whistle-blowers in safeguarding adults from abuse or neglect and the protection afforded to them under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998.”

Download and read this publication.

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6 Dec

Appealing a decision of a licensing authority
By: admin | Published On: 20/06/18 6:08 pm

Taxi and private hire drivers, operators and proprietors should always give serious consideration to appealing a decision by a licensing authority to refuse, revoke or suspend a licence.

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