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August 2014

DAC Beachcroft Catastrophic Injury Quarterly Review - 5th Edition

DAC Beachcroft Catastrophic Injury Quarterly Review - 5th Edition

Welcome to the fifth edition of our Catastrophic Injury Quarterly Review. In this edition we look at: attempts to increase the cost of amputation clai ...

DAC Beachcroft Real Estate Adviser Alert - Tip of the Week

DAC Beachcroft Real Estate Adviser Alert - Tip of the Week

Where a lease subject to a tenancy or tenancies is surrendered, HMRC now accept it is possible to treat the surrender as a transfer of a business as a ...

Business Immigration Alert: Non EEA passports must be current for right to work checks on or after 16 May 2014

Business Immigration Alert: Non EEA passports must be current for right to work checks on or after 16 May 2014

In May 2014, we reported that the Government introduced new regulations that update the list of acceptable documents employers need to check to obtain ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - August 2014

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - August 2014

Cyber-attacks remain a regular feature of news headlines. This month, reports circulated that Russian hackers have allegedly carried out the world's b ...

Business Immigration Alert: Illegal worker had right to bring a discrimination claim

Business Immigration Alert: Illegal worker had right to bring a discrimination claim

The Supreme Court has considered whether a migrant who had no right to work in the UK was prevented by the doctrine of illegality from bringing a clai ...

Deprivation of Liberty in an Independent Living Environment in the Community

Deprivation of Liberty in an Independent Living Environment in the Community

One of the main consequences of the Supreme Court's decision in the Cheshire West (P v Cheshire West and Chester Council and another; P and Q v Surrey ...

Amlin Corporate Member Ltd & Ors v Oriental Assurance Corporation (the "Princess of the Stars") [2014]

Amlin Corporate Member Ltd & Ors v Oriental Assurance Corporation (the "Princess of the Stars") [2014]

The Court of Appeal has recently handed down judgment in what may prove to be the final chapter in the long-running litigation following the tragic lo ...

Is your tenant's surrender a TOGC? Are you paying 20% more SDLT than you should?

Is your tenant's surrender a TOGC? Are you paying 20% more SDLT than you should?

Where a lease subject to a tenancy or tenancies is surrendered, HMRC now accept it is possible to treat the surrender as a transfer of a business as a ...

Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter - August 2014

Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter - August 2014

Prior to this year, the fifth data protection principle (personal data must not be kept longer than is necessary) which is sandwiched in the middle of ...

Insurance Adviser Alert: Calling time on the compensation culture? – Whiplash reform, Round 1

Insurance Adviser Alert: Calling time on the compensation culture? – Whiplash reform, Round 1

On 4 August, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) finally published its long awaited response to the latest consultation on whiplash reform, focusing on the ...