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Junior Doctors: Widely used methodology for monitoring working hours and rest breaks for junior doctors is flawed

Junior Doctors: Widely used methodology for monitoring working hours and rest breaks for junior doctors is flawed

The Court of Appeal has held that junior doctor pay has been incorrectly calculated in breach of contract due to flawed monitoring of working hours an ...

Connectivity: The IoT

Connectivity: The IoT

Tim Ryan is a Partner and Head of Technology at DAC Beachcroft. In a series of viewpoints on technological connectivity, he considers the future impac ...

Employment Matters for Health - September 2019

Employment Matters for Health - September 2019

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

Illegal Workers: Illegal worker was not barred from bringing contractual claims against her ex employer

Illegal Workers: Illegal worker was not barred from bringing contractual claims against her ex employer

A domestic worker whose right to live in and work in the UK had expired without her knowledge was not barred from bringing contractual claims (includi ...

Holiday Pay: Holiday pay entitlement for part year workers

Holiday Pay: Holiday pay entitlement for part year workers

Statutory holiday pay entitlement for workers who only work for part of the holiday year should be based on their average weekly pay over 12 weeks mul ...

DSARS: New guidance given by Information Commissioner's Office.

DSARS: New guidance given by Information Commissioner's Office.

The ICO’s new guidance sets out how to calculate the time limit for responding to DSARs, effectively making it shorter, as well as clarifies what cons ...

Covert Recordings: An employee's covert recording is not necessarily an act of gross misconduct

Covert Recordings: An employee's covert recording is not necessarily an act of gross misconduct

The EAT has given useful guidance on whether, and when, covert recordings by employees will amount to gross misconduct.  

Employment Matters - September 2019

Employment Matters - September 2019

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

Our response to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s consultation on changes to  Digital-First Primary Care

Our response to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s consultation on changes to Digital-First Primary Care

We updated clients last month about NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Digital-First Primary Care Policy: consultation on patient registration, funding ...

Planning conditions: no longer fit for purpose?

Planning conditions: no longer fit for purpose?

The number of young adults living with their parents continues to grow; only 200,000 new homes were built last year against a target of 300,000; the p ...