Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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diciembre 2018

Construction Risks - December 2018

Construction Risks - December 2018

Since our last edition, there has been a mixed bag of cases and precedents set down by the various Courts.  Perhaps what is more notable is the reduct ...

Disease Q4 Update-October to December 2018

Disease Q4 Update-October to December 2018

In this update we consider Asbestos, Lung Cancer: application of Keefe NIHL – Jurisdiction: County or Admiralty Court Silicosis: CPR PD16, medical evi ...

Majority of Court of Appeal find that  Uber drivers are Workers

Majority of Court of Appeal find that Uber drivers are Workers

The Court of Appeal (CoA), by a majority, has upheld the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decisions that Uber drivers should b ...

Proposed 6.3% increase to employer contribution rates in the NHS Pension Scheme from April 2019

Proposed 6.3% increase to employer contribution rates in the NHS Pension Scheme from April 2019

The Department of Health and Social Care has issued a formal consultation on proposals to make changes to the NHS Pension Scheme.

Vicarious Liability and a phobia of owls – Brayshaw v The Partners of Apsley Surgery & O'Brien

Vicarious Liability and a phobia of owls – Brayshaw v The Partners of Apsley Surgery & O'Brien

To what extent can a GP Practice be held vicariously liable for the acts of Locum GPs it engages?  That question, and more, was considered by Mr Justi ...

Court of Appeal confirms lawfulness of Whole Population Annual Payments

Court of Appeal confirms lawfulness of Whole Population Annual Payments

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge to the payment mechanism – the “Whole Population Annual Payment” (“WPAP”) proposed by NHS England and NH ...

The Civil Liability Act 2018 – what now?

The Civil Liability Act 2018 – what now?

The Civil Liability Bill finally received Royal Assent and completed the Parliamentary process on the 20th December 2018 becoming the Civil Liability ...

The trials and tribulations of Santa Claus

The trials and tribulations of Santa Claus

Although normally Santa's most stressful time of year, the arrival of this Christmas season has come as something of a relief to him. The last 12 mont ...

Government sets out Good Work Plan - new rights for workers

Government sets out Good Work Plan - new rights for workers

Yesterday the Government published "The Good Work Plan" which sets out how it will implement 50 out of the 53 recommendations of the Taylor Review of ...

CTOs and Deprivation of Liberty - Supreme Court Decides

CTOs and Deprivation of Liberty - Supreme Court Decides

We now have the Supreme Court conclusion to the long-running issue of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) and deprivation of liberty. By way of headline ...