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The future of last-mile logistics

The future of last-mile logistics

Sally Morris-Smith is a real estate partner at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, providing specialist legal advice for developers funders and occ ...

No contract, no duty of care                                                                                                             Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC)

No contract, no duty of care Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC)

No contract, no duty of care Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC) This judgment provides more certainty for insurers in terms of as ...

Urbexing: a risky new trend for property owners, developers and contractors

Urbexing: a risky new trend for property owners, developers and contractors

A concerning popular trend is the increasing phenomenon of “urban exploring” or “urbexing”, which has been on the rise since the start of the pandemic ...

TUPE: Splitting employees’ contracts after a service provision change

TUPE: Splitting employees’ contracts after a service provision change

In a case which leaves practical difficulties, the EAT has confirmed that employees’ contracts can be split between multiple transferees on a service ...

Whistleblowing: The public interest test is widely defined

Whistleblowing: The public interest test is widely defined

A worker may be protected as a whistle-blower even if public interest only affects one client, and blowing the whistle is not the workers only motivat ...

Discrimination: Not religious discrimination to remove a Christian from office for publicly voicing views about same sex adoption and homosexuality

Discrimination: Not religious discrimination to remove a Christian from office for publicly voicing views about same sex adoption and homosexuality

A Christian, who was a magistrate and a non-executive director of an NHS Trust, did not suffer discrimination or victimisation when he was removed fro ...

Working time: Standby periods are working time when constraints “objectively and very significantly” affect the worker’s freedom while standing by

Working time: Standby periods are working time when constraints “objectively and very significantly” affect the worker’s freedom while standing by

The European Court of Justice has considered two cases on the circumstances under which standby time will constitute working time. THE FACTS  The Germ ...

April Changes

April Changes

Annual changes in statutory rates, limits and benefits will take effect in April. This article sets out the key changes. THE FACTS National Minimum Wa ...

Employment Matters - April 2021

Employment Matters - April 2021

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. We have alrea ...

Employment Matters - April 2021 - Independent Health

Employment Matters - April 2021 - Independent Health

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. We have alrea ...