Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles

January 2017

Does a presumption in favour of sustainable development still exist where a proposal is inconsistent with the local plan?

Does a presumption in favour of sustainable development still exist where a proposal is inconsistent with the local plan?

Summary and Introduction Several recent cases in the High Court have considered whether the government's National Planning Policy Framework (the NPPF) ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Not so far as we are REALLY aware...?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Not so far as we are REALLY aware...?

There is no general obligation on a seller/landlord of a commercial premises to answer pre-contract enquires (with limited exceptions), but convention ...

Draft public sector gender pay reporting regulations published

Draft public sector gender pay reporting regulations published

On 20 January the Government published draft regulations setting out a requirement for public sector bodies in England with 250 or more employees to p ...

ACAS produces draft non statutory guidance to assist employers with gender pay and bonus reporting

ACAS produces draft non statutory guidance to assist employers with gender pay and bonus reporting

Commercial and financial sector organisations with 250 or more employees do not have long before their numbers for gender pay reporting are set in sto ...

Gender pay and bonus gap reporting: revised regulations published at last

Gender pay and bonus gap reporting: revised regulations published at last

The gender pay gap has been in the news in early 2017, with mixed news for campaigners hoping to close it. Attention is now focused on the revised Equ ...

Product safety in the UK – an overview

Product safety in the UK – an overview

Businesses whose products are sold in the United Kingdom need to know what happens if they suspect that their product might be unsafe.  The UK's regul ...

Die Zulassung eines deutschen Unternehmen auf Londons AIM-Markt

Die Zulassung eines deutschen Unternehmen auf Londons AIM-Markt

Trotz des „Brexit“-Referendums in Großbritannien bietet der Londoner AIM-Markt deutschen Unternehmen die Gelegenheit Kapitalzuwachs durch eine große A ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Revenge of the Rentcharge

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Revenge of the Rentcharge

A rentcharge is a periodic payment to a third party secured on freehold property and is usually only a nominal sum.

Employee Listening Exercise

Employee Listening Exercise

The NHS staff survey can tell you if you have a problem, but can’t diagnose the cause. Given this, how can you develop meaningful improvement action? ...

IP & Media Update: Dealing in grey goods is a criminal offence

IP & Media Update: Dealing in grey goods is a criminal offence

In an interesting recent decision (R v C & Others [2016] EWCA Crim 1617) the Court of Appeal has confirmed that criminal sanctions under s92 of th ...