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Briefing quick find:

Evidence – the basis of admissibility

This is the latest in a series of briefings on the Fitness to Practise investigations process. The rules of evidence have become gradually more relaxed over the decades. Complex rules such as the hearsay rule and its even more complicated exceptions…

Fitness to Practise – Warnings and their effect

We deal with the status of advice in our previous briefings in this series. Warnings are a step up the ladder in terms of the seriousness of response from a regulator. Warnings are most commonly issued when the relevant decision-maker determines…

What is ‘Advice’ and what is its significance?

This article is part of our series about the Fitness to Practise investigations process. When a fitness to practise investigation is closed at the filtering stage, without the need for referral to a full fitness to practise hearing, it is relatively…