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HSE Fatal Accident Statistics – a decrease in workplace fatalities for 2019/20

HSE Fatal Accident Statistics – a decrease in workplace fatalities for 2019/20

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for the number of work related fatalities in 2019/2020. These figures only relat ...

The Future of Mobility - Regulating for a modern, integrated transportation system

The Future of Mobility - Regulating for a modern, integrated transportation system

As part of a wider project looking at the future of transportation, in March this  year, the Department for Transport published a ‘Future of Transport ...

COVID-19:  Claims where the insured business is dissolved as a consequence of the Pandemic

COVID-19: Claims where the insured business is dissolved as a consequence of the Pandemic

The economic impact of the lockdown from March 2020 is expected to see a number of businesses become insolvent and thereafter be dissolved. 

E-Scooters: The rent is on!

E-Scooters: The rent is on!

This week the government announced new regulations will come into force on Saturday 4th July that will permit trial of e-scooters.  The trial only leg ...

Independence Day for the hospitality industry

Independence Day for the hospitality industry

The world around us slowly relaxes as we creep towards the lifting of restrictions that have affected our daily lives for the last few months. On 4th ...

COVID-19: Litigation in the Time of a Pandemic LATEST UPDATES

COVID-19: Litigation in the Time of a Pandemic LATEST UPDATES

The procedures of the Courts across the different jurisdictions of the United Kingdom are changing from day to day.  We have updated our alert to refl ...

Pursuers and Defenders Reach Agreement Over COVID-19 Hit Personal Injury Claims

Pursuers and Defenders Reach Agreement Over COVID-19 Hit Personal Injury Claims

DAC Beachcroft Scotland and Thompsons Scotland, have collaborated to create an innovative Agreement for use between defender firms/insurers and claima ...

Coronavirus Risk Management Series for Law Firms: Drafting and Executing Wills

Coronavirus Risk Management Series for Law Firms: Drafting and Executing Wills

Solicitors involved in the preparation of wills are classed as key workers. However, the current pandemic has turned upside down the normal working pr ...

Empty Properties: Occupiers’ Liability in the time of a Pandemic

Empty Properties: Occupiers’ Liability in the time of a Pandemic

The temporary closure of many businesses through the time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, in combination with the closure of schools, may have increased the ...

Accountancy Interpretation of Public Sector Leasing Arrangements

Accountancy Interpretation of Public Sector Leasing Arrangements

Following a two week trial in the Commercial Court, in which DAC Beachcroft acted for the successful Defendant – the Isle of Wight Council, the Court ...