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Disability Discrimination: Blocking of internal posting for disabled employee was not disability discrimination

Disability Discrimination: Blocking of internal posting for disabled employee was not disability discrimination

An employee with multiple disabilities did not suffer disability discrimination when an overseas posting was blocked because there was a high risk he ...

Working Time: The ECJ holds that employers must have a system for measuring daily working time of all workers

Working Time: The ECJ holds that employers must have a system for measuring daily working time of all workers

The European Court of Justice has held that member states must require employers to set up a system for measuring actual daily working time for indivi ...

Unfair Dismissal: Dismissal of a Christian employee for proselytising was not unfair

Unfair Dismissal: Dismissal of a Christian employee for proselytising was not unfair

An NHS Trust did not unfairly dismiss a Christian nurse who had continued to proselytise to patients following a management instruction not to do so. ...

Employment Matters - June 2019

Employment Matters - June 2019

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

Real Estate Tip of the Week:  The Trouble with Mortgages of Part

Real Estate Tip of the Week: The Trouble with Mortgages of Part

It’s common for developers and other landowners to grant to their lenders mortgages of part of the property they own. There can be any number of pract ...

Wilsons Solicitors LLP v HMRC [2018] UKFTT 627 (TC): HMRC’s failed attempt to obtain disclosure of client due-diligence

Wilsons Solicitors LLP v HMRC [2018] UKFTT 627 (TC): HMRC’s failed attempt to obtain disclosure of client due-diligence

In a landmark case before the First Tier Tax Tribunal, DAC Beachcroft’s client, Wilsons Solicitors LLP, successfully defended proceedings brought by H ...

“I thought it would be therapeutic for my back... bruv”

“I thought it would be therapeutic for my back... bruv”

This case was handled by DAC Beachcroft’s Counter-Fraud Department on behalf of the Defendant following instructions from his insurers Direct Line Gro ...

Has the roller coaster ride come to an end – the future of Social Services Negligence claims?

Has the roller coaster ride come to an end – the future of Social Services Negligence claims?

The duty of care owed by Social Workers to children who they seek to protect has been a roller coaster ride over the last few years. Historically, no ...

Glyphosate Update

Glyphosate Update

Since our last update on the glyphosate litigation in October 2018 the cases in the US have continued apace.

How workforce planning is posing the biggest threat to the NHS

How workforce planning is posing the biggest threat to the NHS

The NHS Long Term Plan sets out how the health service in England will be transformed over the next decade. It promises improved services, better prev ...