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Regulating NHS provider-owned companies – our response to NHS Improvement

Regulating NHS provider-owned companies – our response to NHS Improvement

We previously updated clients concerning NHS Improvement’s (“NHSI”) consultation regarding NHS provider-owned subsidiaries. NHSI’s latest proposals wo ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Make No Mistake – Rectification of Leases

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Make No Mistake – Rectification of Leases

A landlord who inadvertently granted a 2,000 year lease, instead of the intended one year term with two options to renew, has succeeded in getting his ...

Case alert: High Court rejects challenge to CCGs' policy favouring cheaper, unlicensed drug

Case alert: High Court rejects challenge to CCGs' policy favouring cheaper, unlicensed drug

In the recent case of Bayer Plc and Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd v NHS Darlington CCG and Oths [2018] EWHC 2465 (Admin), Whipple J rejected an appl ...

Law Commission launches automated vehicle consultation

Law Commission launches automated vehicle consultation

The Law Commission of England & Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have, at the behest of the Department for Transport’s Centre for Connected a ...

Employment Matters - November 2018

Employment Matters - November 2018

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters November 2018 focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. ...

EU Settlement Scheme: Helping you support EU staff

EU Settlement Scheme: Helping you support EU staff

The Government has announced that the majority of employees working in the Health and Social Care sector will be able to apply for settled status unde ...

Data Protection: Employer vicariously liable for a rogue employee's internet disclosure of 100,00 employees' personal information

Data Protection: Employer vicariously liable for a rogue employee's internet disclosure of 100,00 employees' personal information

The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court decision that Morrisons was vicariously liable in damages for a data protection breach by a rogue employee ...

Holiday Pay: Employers need to show they have encouraged their workers to take the holiday they have accrued

Holiday Pay: Employers need to show they have encouraged their workers to take the holiday they have accrued

In two co-joined German cases, the European Court of Justice has looked at the issue of when a worker, who does not apply for their holiday during the ...

Disability Discrimination: Despite a failure to issue job descriptions reflecting a disabled employee's adjusted duties, there was no discrimination

Disability Discrimination: Despite a failure to issue job descriptions reflecting a disabled employee's adjusted duties, there was no discrimination

Although an employer had not issued job descriptions showing adjustments made to a disabled employee’s duties, the tribunal had correctly looked at th ...

Disability Discrimination: Causation test for discrimination arising from a disability

Disability Discrimination: Causation test for discrimination arising from a disability

The causation test for discrimination arising from a disability must not be applied too strictly.