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March 2019

The joy of sharing

The joy of sharing

Plans are in for a new co-living scheme for 180 in Birmingham near the Gun Quarter. If permission is granted it would join a small, but growing number ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Putting the reliable into reliance letter

Housebuilder Top Tip: Putting the reliable into reliance letter

When provided with the benefit of a reliance letter, it is always worth checking whether the benefit is assignable to third parties and if so, on how ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Service Improvements

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Service Improvements

There is often scope for dispute between landlords and tenants over the extent of costs of repairs that can be recovered through the service charge, p ...

What next for Right to Rent?

What next for Right to Rent?

On 1st March, the High Court ruled that the Right to Rent Scheme is incompatible with the Human Rights Act 1998 and declared that any proposal to exte ...

Learning from deaths: Does the CQC think you are doing enough?

Learning from deaths: Does the CQC think you are doing enough?

How have NHS Trusts been doing with improving learning from patient deaths? The CQC sheds some light on this in its recently published report - “Learn ...

Employment Law Update - NUS Webinar

Employment Law Update - NUS Webinar

Philip Harman, Partner and Michelle Corrigan (née Jenkins), Associate host this webinar on employment law updates.

Accountancy Newsletter March 2019

Accountancy Newsletter March 2019

DAC Beachcroft's Accountancy newsletter features topical news and insights for our clients and contacts.

Stoffel & Co v Maria Grondone (2018) – When is illegality a defence to negligence?

Stoffel & Co v Maria Grondone (2018) – When is illegality a defence to negligence?

The illegality defence (also known as the doctrine of ex turpi causa) denies a claimant a legal remedy where his claim is based on his own illegal ac ...

Court of Appeal provides welcome guidance on the application of SAAMCO in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP

Court of Appeal provides welcome guidance on the application of SAAMCO in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP

Last year a claim against GT for £48.5M largely failed at trial, as the economic consequences of MBS entering into interest rate swaps were found to f ...

“Is it time to build a new house?” Financial reporting – a new era beckons for professionals, directors and their insurers.

“Is it time to build a new house?” Financial reporting – a new era beckons for professionals, directors and their insurers.

Two significant publications at the end of 2018 seem likely to transform financial reporting and its regulation. Looking at both increasing competiti ...