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2021

World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day

This year the theme of the WHO’s World Patient Safety Day is dedicated to the need to prioritise and address safety in maternal and newborn care, part ...

COVID-19 and the Impact on Home Deliveries

COVID-19 and the Impact on Home Deliveries

With the increase in online sales comes a number of risks, including the increased risk of road traffic accidents for home delivery drivers. This arti ...

Health and Care Bill 2021: Provider Selection

Health and Care Bill 2021: Provider Selection

In the next of our series of briefings on the Health and Care Bill, we look at the Government’s plans to repeal the current NHS procurement rules and ...

Automated Driving Systems: Consumer ratings and informed choices

Automated Driving Systems: Consumer ratings and informed choices

It has been announced that a project, funded by the Government’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, will bring together safety-testing expe ...

End of COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks

End of COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks

Traditionally, employers complied with their duties to prevent illegal working by carrying out right to work checks in person with there being only li ...

Pressure Pays Off

Pressure Pays Off

In a recent out of court settlement Jennifer Brown and Rachel Glover of the Complex Injury team achieved a great result on behalf of Ageas Insurance b ...

Employment Matters - September 2021

Employment Matters - September 2021

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. Case law deve ...

Entitlement to insured income protection: Importance of contractual wording

Entitlement to insured income protection: Importance of contractual wording

The EAT has upheld a tribunal decision requiring an employer to make payments directly to an employee in respect of annual increases to his long-term ...

Disability discrimination: Indefinite pay protection not a reasonable adjustment

Disability discrimination: Indefinite pay protection not a reasonable adjustment

Indefinite pay protection for a disabled employee who moved roles would not have been a reasonable adjustment. THE FACTS Mrs Aleem was a science teach ...

Disability discrimination: Reasonable adjustments prevented application of absence management policy being discriminatory

Disability discrimination: Reasonable adjustments prevented application of absence management policy being discriminatory

The EAT has held that an employer who had redeployed a disabled employee with protected pay and supported her unsuccessful attempts to find alternativ ...