Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles

August 2015

Adjudication Adviser Newsletter - August 2015

Adjudication Adviser Newsletter - August 2015

In the period since ISG v Seevic and Galliford Try v Estura a fair amount of Court time has been spent reviewing the payment mechanisms of various sta ...

Stop Arguing with PFI Contractors: Let's deliver a service - Trusts

Stop Arguing with PFI Contractors: Let's deliver a service - Trusts

PFI contracts have proved challenging in operation and whilst there are some consultancies moving around the market telling Local Authorities that the ...

Stop Arguing with PFI Contractors: Let's deliver a service - Local Authorities

Stop Arguing with PFI Contractors: Let's deliver a service - Local Authorities

PFI contracts have proved challenging in operation and whilst there are some consultancies moving around the market telling Local Authorities that the ...

You have to be fair in awarding service failure points under PFI contracts!

You have to be fair in awarding service failure points under PFI contracts!

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has held that a local authority to a PFI contract was, despite not being subject to an overriding duty of ...

Further reform of costs in Med-mal?

Further reform of costs in Med-mal?

The Ministry of Justice is considering further costs reform of medical negligence claims, particularly in relation to ATE Insurance premiums purchased ...

Community Contracts

Community Contracts

In the old world, prior to 1 April 2013, when primary care trusts (PCTs) commissioned primary care services, there were a range of ‘bolt on’ services ...

Consultation on termination payments raises questions for contractors regarding pension costs

Consultation on termination payments raises questions for contractors regarding pension costs

The Government is currently consulting on a proposal to impose a £95,000 cap on the total amount of redundancy and other exit payments that an individ ...

A Technological Vision for UK Healthcare

A Technological Vision for UK Healthcare

From a technological perspective, Jeremy Hunt's speech setting out his "25 year vision" of the NHS is to be warmly welcomed.

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security - August 2015

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security - August 2015

With our sincerest apologies to Miss Jessie J, this month our newsletter is all about the money, money, money with cyber insurance rapidly becoming th ...

Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter for Financial Services - August 2015

Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter for Financial Services - August 2015

All data protection heads were focussed on Brussels in June and July with the first few trilogue meetings between the European Commission, Parliament ...