The Operating Framework for the NHS in England 2012/13

13 February 2012

The current financial year, 2012/13, is a year of transition to the new commissioning system and marks the second year of productivity savings that the NHS has to make by 2015. This presents a challenging agenda, particularly for NHS staff who are required to deliver the changes whilst facing an uncertain future. Thoreya Swage looks at the Operating Framework.

The strange case of PA Holdings

13 February 2012

The latest twist in the case of PA Holdings Limited [2011] EWCA CIV 1414 has once again caused much Sherlock-style contemplation.

Expectant and new parents

10 February 2012

Expectant and new parents are a setting’s potential customers for the future. In times of recession and low economic growth, engaging as early as possible with your clients makes sound business sense. If your setting is struggling with sustainability then you will need to come up with some “out of the box” ideas to promote your setting and raise its profile within the local community.

Revenue and customs

10 February 2012

Proposals to amend rules on revenue recognition could have a major impact on construction companies, says Steve Collings

India: starring in environmental audits

9 February 2012

Dr Keith Whitehead looks at the work British Safety Council member organisations in India are undertaking to reduce the environmental impact of their work activities.