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Matrix is working with Mind, the mental health charity, to take part in their new Workplace Wellbeing Index. Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Index is designed to celebrate the good work employers are doing to promote and support positive mental health. Our involvement in the Index is part of our Equality & Diversity programme and the implementation of our […]
The High Court today has decided in favour of the National Aids Trust in a high-profile decision regarding the funding of the “highly effective” pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a treatment which has been shown in several cases to prevent HIV being established when it is transmitted. Mr Justice Green has ruled that NHS England “erred in deciding […]
Mr Justice Foskett dismissed the claim by Michael Foster that the Labour Party’s NEC had acted unlawfully by deciding that Jeremy Corbyn did not require nominations in order to be on the ballot for the Labour leadership election. Gavin Millar QC and Sarah Hannett acted for Mr Foster. For the judgment, please click here.
The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal against the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2012, which had been enacted by the Scottish Parliament. Under this legislation, from 31 August every child in Scotland was due to be assigned a state guardian which would monitor their ‘wellbeing’. The Court determined that the data sharing […]
On Friday 16 September 2016, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), Cambridge will host an all-day conference with the theme of ‘the legal autonomy of sport’, a concept long treasured by sports governing bodies, but which is perceived by some now to be a cloak for lack of democracy and fair process. Within this overall theme there […]