Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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January 2019

Success for Defendant Trust in Strike Out application for secondary victim claim : Doosey v Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust [2017]

Success for Defendant Trust in Strike Out application for secondary victim claim : Doosey v Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust [2017]

DAC Beachcroft were involved in this successful strike out application in which the Court confirmed that the Claimant did not fulfil the necessary cri ...

DAC Beachcroft's EU Breach Notification Heat Map: A divided Europe

DAC Beachcroft's EU Breach Notification Heat Map: A divided Europe

Leading up to the General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) implementation, one of the most widely anticipated changes were the breach notification ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Reasonable Endeavours - should I be relaxed?

Housebuilder Top Tip: Reasonable Endeavours - should I be relaxed?

An obligation to use "endeavours" to discharge a covenant is commonly encountered by housebuilders when negotiating land documents. The effect is that ...

'What is Subsidence?' An Interview with Sarah Dodd

'What is Subsidence?' An Interview with Sarah Dodd

DAC Beachcroft Subsidence expert Sarah Dodd answers a few questions in light of the recent surge of claims following the UK’s record-breaking heat of ...

The NHS Long Term Plan: Digital-First Primary Care

The NHS Long Term Plan: Digital-First Primary Care

The NHS may not be the quickest to adopt new technology (Secretary of State Matt Hancock recently banned NHS organisations from buying new fax machine ...

FM service provider issues for NHS Trusts and H&SC clients

FM service provider issues for NHS Trusts and H&SC clients

Rumours are circulating that Interserve, one of the UK’s largest services and construction companies (and service provider to numerous NHS Trusts and ...

Managing Organisational Change: Live Webinar

Managing Organisational Change: Live Webinar

Partner, Katy Horner, hosts a live webinar focussing on managing organisational change.  

HSE farm inspections underway

HSE farm inspections underway

The HSE have announced that they have commenced a programme of proactive inspections of farms targeting the effective management health and safety ris ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - SDLT Payment and SDLT Returns –  time frame reducing

Real Estate Tip of the Week - SDLT Payment and SDLT Returns – time frame reducing

The time period for filing an SDLT return and paying the SDLT due will, from 1 March 2019, reduce from 30 days to 14 days.

Increased protection for variable hour workers in 2019

Increased protection for variable hour workers in 2019

The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 has been enacted and has been described as one of the most significant pieces of employment legisla ...