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COVID-19: Government publishes new guidance for employers

COVID-19: Government publishes new guidance for employers

Our DAC Beachcroft Employment experts address some key concerns for employers in relation to COVID-19.

Higher Education, students, and COVID-19

Higher Education, students, and COVID-19

As places where an often internationally mobile population of people study, work and live, higher education providers will be thinking about the impac ...

COVID-19: Governance

COVID-19: Governance

It is worth remembering that whilst directors owe their duties to the company, and not employees, the Companies Act 2006 requires that a director act ...

-1.75% Discount Rate Proposed by Department of Justice for Northern Ireland

-1.75% Discount Rate Proposed by Department of Justice for Northern Ireland

The Department of Justice, Civil Justice Policy Division, has today issued a letter to stakeholders confirming the Minister of Justice has asked offic ...

Vicarious liability for the criminal acts of an employee: abuse of position of trust results in school’s vicarious liability for actions of teacher

Vicarious liability for the criminal acts of an employee: abuse of position of trust results in school’s vicarious liability for actions of teacher

Following the Court of Appeal’s decision in Haringey London Borough Council v FZO, we take an in-depth look at the extent to which the question of vic ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: “… or any other use that the Landlord may not consent to”

Real Estate Tip of the Week: “… or any other use that the Landlord may not consent to”

It is well known that the Lands Tribunal may modify or remove restrictive covenants affecting freehold land but it is less well known that the same st ...

Coronavirus: Implications for the Insurance Industry

Coronavirus: Implications for the Insurance Industry

The coronavirus disease (now known as COVID-19) was first reported in Hubei Province, China on 31 December 2019. On 30 January 2020, the World Health ...

Software as a Service (SaaS)

Software as a Service (SaaS)

Gartner, Inc predicts the global public cloud services market will grow by 17% in 2020 to £206.2 ($266.4) billion. Of this, the software as a service, ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Buyer beware – the dangers of Overriding Interests

Housebuilder Top Tip: Buyer beware – the dangers of Overriding Interests

Overriding interests are third party property rights that can bind a purchaser of land, even though such rights are not noted on the register of title ...

The Digital Single Market Directive: implementation by the UK

The Digital Single Market Directive: implementation by the UK

According to Chris Skidmore, the former Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, the UK has no plans to implement the Directive on ...