Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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2021

Discrimination: “Stale” diversity training

Discrimination: “Stale” diversity training

An employer’s diversity training had become stale and needed refreshing, leading the tribunal to reject the employer’s reasonable steps defence. BACKG ...

Indirect Discrimination: “Particular disadvantage” involves looking at those impacted by the policy

Indirect Discrimination: “Particular disadvantage” involves looking at those impacted by the policy

When determining whether a policy was indirectly discriminatory against women because of their greater childcare responsibilities, a tribunal erred in ...

Confidential Information: The dangers of using information provided by new members of staff

Confidential Information: The dangers of using information provided by new members of staff

Employers receiving information from new staff members should question whether they are on notice that the information is confidential to the previous ...

Constructive Dismissal: Engaging in a grievance procedure does not undermine a constructive dismissal claim

Constructive Dismissal: Engaging in a grievance procedure does not undermine a constructive dismissal claim

An ex-employee who had engaged in his employer’s grievance procedure before claiming constructive dismissal had not affirmed his employment contract T ...

Employment Matters - March 2021

Employment Matters - March 2021

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

Employment Matters: Public Health - March 2021

Employment Matters: Public Health - March 2021

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

UK Listings Review (2) – The Ten Most Important Recommendations to Improve UK Capital Markets.

UK Listings Review (2) – The Ten Most Important Recommendations to Improve UK Capital Markets.

The recommendations to the UK Listings Review led by Lord Hill were published yesterday, 3 March 2021. DAC Beachcroft had responded to the Call for Ev ...

DAC Beachcroft's Spring 2021 Budget Alert

DAC Beachcroft's Spring 2021 Budget Alert

The Frozen Budget The Chancellor set out his road map for the rebalancing of the books following the current pandemic and he was very keen to stress h ...

Budget 2021 – from a housing and development perspective

Budget 2021 – from a housing and development perspective

In what has to be one of the most challenging of peace-time budgets the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has identified what are perhaps best described as inv ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Who can Serve a notice?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Who can Serve a notice?

The answer to this question will be of interest to landlords and tenants alike. A landlord may wish to exercise a right to terminate a lease in order ...