Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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October 2018

The question of incumbent advantage

The question of incumbent advantage

One of the key obligations in public procurement law is equal treatment. Contracting authorities often worry about how to ensure this when it knows it ...

New Model Constitution for CCGs

New Model Constitution for CCGs

NHS England publishes a new model Constitution for CCGs – we look at the key changes and what this means for CCGs. NHS England has published an update ...

DAC Beachcroft's Autumn Budget 2018

DAC Beachcroft's Autumn Budget 2018

Our Budget Update on what may be interesting from a tax point of view to the business-community will this year be a bullet point update to ensure it r ...

Business Immigration - EU Settlement Scheme

Business Immigration - EU Settlement Scheme

Earlier this year the Home Office revealed details of the new EU Settlement Scheme and has confirmed that it will be fully open by March 2019. The Gov ...

Success in Challenging a Staged ATE Premium

Success in Challenging a Staged ATE Premium

The challenging of ATE (After the Event) insurance premiums has historically been one of the most difficult areas for disputes and proved problematic ...

Duty to warn is co-extensive with a solicitor's retainer

Duty to warn is co-extensive with a solicitor's retainer

The Court of Appeal has today (25 October 2018) dismissed an appeal which challenged a judge's finding that a solicitor was not under a duty to warn a ...

Is the NHS facing a leadership crisis?

Is the NHS facing a leadership crisis?

According to a recent report there is a crisis at the top of NHS management. The relentless pressures of the job mean that the median tenure of a chie ...

The Civil Liability Bill enters its final phase

The Civil Liability Bill enters its final phase

Yesterday saw the Civil Liability Bill complete both its Report Stage and Third Reading in the House of Commons.

Have Vicarious Liability's boundaries been stretched again?

Have Vicarious Liability's boundaries been stretched again?

The question of whether a company should face liability for the actions of an employee, out of hours and away from the workplace, has recently been co ...

Running into Trouble–Two notable successes for DAC Beachcroft

Running into Trouble–Two notable successes for DAC Beachcroft

Two novel claims were recently successfully defended in full following technical arguments raised by our Counter Fraud Team.