Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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December 2016

Don't leave your workers lonely this Christmas

Don't leave your workers lonely this Christmas

Whilst Health and Safety is "not just for Christmas" and measures should be taken during the year to ensure the health, safety and welfare of your emp ...

Updates from across the world

Updates from across the world

2016 has been an interesting year for the data protection world, with Safe Harbor being struck down, the GDPR coming into force and many countries int ...

ICO Enforcement Autumn Round-Up

ICO Enforcement Autumn Round-Up

Here is our summary of the top tips and trends arising from the ICO's enforcement activity over the past few months. This round-up's coverage includes ...

Autumn cyber security round-up

Autumn cyber security round-up

Many organisations struggle to allocate responsibility for cyber security within the business. Some choose to place the issue within the ambit of IT. ...

Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter - December 2016

Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter - December 2016

After an uncertain summer concerning the future of the GDPR, the autumn has seen some clarity on its future when Karen Bradley MP, the Secretary of S ...

No compensation for loss arising from a claimant's criminal activity

No compensation for loss arising from a claimant's criminal activity

DAC Beachcroft has successfully defended a clinical negligence claim where the Claimant's loss arose from her own criminal conduct. Conduct which, it ...

Training - Deprivation of Liberty and under 18s

Training - Deprivation of Liberty and under 18s

The law in relation to deprivation of liberty has developed rapidly. It is essential that all those involved in the provision of accommodation/care/tr ...

How the NHS investigates patient deaths: What next?

How the NHS investigates patient deaths: What next?

Summary The CQC's recent review of how NHS Trusts investigate patient deaths - 'Learning, candour and accountability' - finds what many already suspec ...

Professional Disciplinary Update: No 'Middle Way' Between 12 Month Suspension and Removal

Professional Disciplinary Update: No 'Middle Way' Between 12 Month Suspension and Removal

Summary It is not often that professional disciplinary matters reach the UK Supreme Court, but the case of Habib Khan v General Pharmaceutical Council ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Is your tenant your inadvertent Secret Santa?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Is your tenant your inadvertent Secret Santa?

You are sitting at your desk, a few days before your Christmas leave with cheer and merriment filling your thoughts, when an application for consent t ...