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January 2018

Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market - the government response

Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market - the government response

On 21 December 2017 the Department for Communities and Local Government released its formal response to its consultation aimed at tackling unfair prac ...

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: Rent Review - No Deadline, No Problem

Health Real Estate Tip of the Week: Rent Review - No Deadline, No Problem

While managing deadlines contained in rent review clauses may be an onerous process for managers of NHS estates subject to a large number of leasehold ...

What does 2018 have to offer for Health & Safety?

What does 2018 have to offer for Health & Safety?

As we welcome in the New Year, it is clear that 2018 will be another significant period of change for health and safety in the workplace.  In this art ...

Medical device business practice changes: are you ready?

Medical device business practice changes: are you ready?

Manufacturers of medical devices should note the changes being phased in by the Association of British Healthcare Industries ("ABHI") this year, which ...

Collective bargaining: Unlawful inducements to cease collective bargaining

Collective bargaining: Unlawful inducements to cease collective bargaining

The EAT has upheld an employment tribunal's decision that an employer offered employees unlawful inducements to cease collective bargaining when it di ...

Disability discrimination: Employment tribunal was right to find perceived disability discrimination

Disability discrimination: Employment tribunal was right to find perceived disability discrimination

The Facts In this case the EAT upheld an employment tribunal decision that a police officer, who was turned down for a transfer because of hearing los ...

Whistleblowing: Disclosures made purely in self-interest are not protected

Whistleblowing: Disclosures made purely in self-interest are not protected

In this case the EAT held that an employee who raised compliance issues purely out of concern for her own liability did not make a qualifying disclosu ...

Blurred lines – The potential pitfalls of conditional automation on the road to driverless cars

Blurred lines – The potential pitfalls of conditional automation on the road to driverless cars

With the advent of vehicles fitted with increasingly advanced driver assistance systems, Peter Allchorne, Motor Partner at DAC Beachcroft Claims Limit ...