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MHRA updates CAP conversion guidance

MHRA updates CAP conversion guidance

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has updated its post-Brexit transition guidance regarding the conversion of Centrally Authorised Products to UK Marketing Authorisations. 

The MHRA has updated sections 6–8 and the associated Annex table to include additional potential scenarios and clarified various options available to applicants regarding the MHRA’s processing and determination of pending Type IB and II variations at the time of the baseline submission, and any subsequently submitted.  

 

The updated guidance is available here

CMA updates competition law risk guide

CMA updates competition law risk guide

The Competition and Markets Authority has updated its competition law risk guide for managers aiming ‘to help managers, directors and their advisers to stay on the right side of the law’. 

The updated guide has been developed in cooperation with the Institute of Risk Management and includes up-to-date case studies that demonstrate lessons learned and provide examples of best practice.

The guide also highlights accountability and the responsibility of directors to make sure companies comply with competition law.  

 

The guide is available here.

Paternity and maternity leave – furlough update

Paternity and maternity leave – furlough update

HM Treasury has revealed that people on paternity and maternity leave who return to work in the coming months will be eligible for the government’s furlough scheme even after the 10 June 2020 cut-off date.

According to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak: ‘When I announced these changes to the furlough scheme last month, I was clear that we wanted to do this in a fair way, that supports people back to work as the country begins to re-open following coronavirus. But for parents returning from leave, their circumstances has [sic] meant that they are still in need of support, and I’m pleased that they will be able to receive the financial assistance they and their family will need.’

You can read the guidance here.

Business use of personal data

Business use of personal data

As lockdown restrictions start to ease and businesses begin to reopen, the Information Commissioner’s Office has set out the key steps organisations need to take around the use of personal data.

Businesses must now be even more responsible with people’s personal data and ensure it is handled with care.

You can find details of the key steps here.

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