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2018

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2018 Health and Safety in numbers

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2018 Health and Safety in numbers

As we begin to approach the end of 2018, it is that time of year again when everyone begins to feel festive and the HSE release their annual statistic ...

"Evasive, vague and misleading" = fundamental dishonesty, Claimant left with £8500 debt to pay

"Evasive, vague and misleading" = fundamental dishonesty, Claimant left with £8500 debt to pay

This was a particularly interesting case handled by DAC Beachcroft's Counter-Fraud Department on behalf of the Defendant, a Direct Line Group company. ...

New, wide-ranging guidance on CANH decisions: what do you need to know?

New, wide-ranging guidance on CANH decisions: what do you need to know?

DAC Beachcroft explore how all clinicians, NHS Trusts, CCGs and independent healthcare providers need to be aware of important new guidance from the B ...

Wrongful birth: clinical negligence compensation for poor advice

Wrongful birth: clinical negligence compensation for poor advice

Consider the following scenario: expectant parents attend an antenatal clinic where they are told that the fetus is healthy. This advice is negligentl ...

Mental Health Act Review - Impact in Practice?

Mental Health Act Review - Impact in Practice?

What does the future hold for the Mental Health Act? With the full report of the government-commissioned independent review of the Mental Health Act n ...

Regulating NHS provider-owned companies – NHS Improvement issues updated guidance

Regulating NHS provider-owned companies – NHS Improvement issues updated guidance

NHSI has now issued guidance (the “Guidance”) which is effective from 26 November 2018. The substance of the proposals, as detailed in the consultatio ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd - Cruel Intentions?

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd - Cruel Intentions?

On Wednesday the Supreme Court handed down its eagerly awaited judgment in S Franses Ltd -v- The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd, providing important gui ...

New immigration rules for Tier 1 (Investor) visas

New immigration rules for Tier 1 (Investor) visas

It is very likely the Home Office will introduce new rules that will make Tier 1 (Investor) visas more difficult to obtain, which will come into force ...

Employment Matters - December 2018

Employment Matters - December 2018

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters December 2018 focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector. ...

Unfair Dismissal: Redundancy trial periods

Unfair Dismissal: Redundancy trial periods

An employer’s failure to offer a contractual trial period was likely to mean that the employee’s dismissal was unfair.