State aid: Government-sponsored service

Our client was concerned about plans by the Government to develop a new service that would compete with our client’s existing business. We advised on whether the Government’s service would constitute illegal state aid, and the potential for a state aid complaint formed part of the client’s lobbying efforts. The Government subsequently decided not to go ahead with the competing service.

Unintended effects of limiting out of area placements?

NHS mental health trusts could, according to a report in HSJ, face regulatory action for not…

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