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January 2014

Team moves: Confirmation that lack of integrity and inducing breach of contract can result in regulatory ban

Team moves: Confirmation that lack of integrity and inducing breach of contract can result in regulatory ban

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned Anthony Verrier (a former senior executive at BGC) from performing any function in relation to any re ...

10 Commitments for Effective Pre-application Engagement

10 Commitments for Effective Pre-application Engagement

Pre-application advice has been a cornerstone of the planning process for many years. Early engagement with the Local Planning Authority, key stakehol ...

Regular Update on Legal Issues: Construction - January 2014

Regular Update on Legal Issues: Construction - January 2014

Welcome to 2014 and to the first edition of DAC Beachcroft's regular update on legal issues which affect Contractors.

Are you ready for the Insurance Contracts Act 2015?

Are you ready for the Insurance Contracts Act 2015?

The Law Commissions yesterday unveiled the first draft clauses of what may become the Insurance Contracts Act 2015 at an event hosted in our Minster C ...

“Bringing the message home”: Court of Appeal dismisses appeals against fines for safety and environmental breaches

“Bringing the message home”: Court of Appeal dismisses appeals against fines for safety and environmental breaches

On 17th January the Court of Appeal dismissed two appeals by Network Rail and Sellafield Ltd in relation to fines imposed for offences to which the co ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Take notice - January 2014

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Take notice - January 2014

Notices are commonly served under leases (for example a break notice or a rent review notice), contracts (for example a notice to complete) and statut ...

Monitor's Substantive Guidance on the Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition (No.2) Regulations 2013 - January 2014

Monitor's Substantive Guidance on the Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition (No.2) Regulations 2013 - January 2014

The Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition Regulations (No.2) 2013 (the "2013 Regulations") adopt a principles-based approach to regulate how NHS ...

Collective redundancy consultation: Woolworths case referred to the European Court - January 2014

Collective redundancy consultation: Woolworths case referred to the European Court - January 2014

Last summer the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd (in administration); USDAW and anor etc - the Woolworths case - ...

Proposed changes to the NHS Pension Scheme including greater access for independent providers - January 2014

Proposed changes to the NHS Pension Scheme including greater access for independent providers - January 2014

Following on from the implementation of new Fair Deal in October 2013, the Department of Health has published draft Regulations which propose allowing ...

International Employment Law Newsletter - January 2014

International Employment Law Newsletter - January 2014

Happy New Year and welcome to the first edition of our International Employment Law Newsletter for 2014.