August 2013 Archive

Health checks for the over 40s ‘a waste of money’

Health scans for the over 40s have been called into question with researchers from Danish research organisation, the Nordic Cochrane Centre, claiming that such checks merely serve to increase the concerns of the ‘worried well’ possibly leading to unnecessary treatment. As a result of the research, the Danish government has apparently decided not to proceed with plans for regular health checks.

Rent and service charges in an administration

Insolvency practitioners and commercial landlords are aware that following the Goldacre decision, rent and service charges payable in advance and which fall due before the appointment of an administrator are not expenses of the administration. In the recent case of Re Games Station Limited, the High Court, gave permission to the landlords to appeal to the Court of Appeal against the decision because the issue is of such importance to landlord and administrators.
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