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noviembre 2021

Changes to the NHS transactions guidance - have your say

Changes to the NHS transactions guidance - have your say

The current version of the “NHS transactions guidance” (the Guidance) is now 4 years old and - in order to reflect learning from past transactions and ...

The CMA CGM LIBRA – the buck stops with the owners when a vessel is rendered unseaworthy due to a defective passage plan

The CMA CGM LIBRA – the buck stops with the owners when a vessel is rendered unseaworthy due to a defective passage plan

The Supreme Court has recently handed down its judgment on appeal in Alize 1954 v. Allianz Elementar Versicherungs AG1, which considered the scope of ...

DAC Beachcroft’s Cyber & Data Risk team succeeds in ground-breaking High Court decision, significantly reducing costs in low-value data breach claims

DAC Beachcroft’s Cyber & Data Risk team succeeds in ground-breaking High Court decision, significantly reducing costs in low-value data breach claims

On 17 November 2021, Master Thornett handed down his Judgment in Johnson v Eastlight Community Homes Ltd [2021] EWHC 3069 (QB ). DAC Beachcroft’s Cybe ...

Is this the end of Failure to Remove claims against Social Workers?

Is this the end of Failure to Remove claims against Social Workers?

Following the recent appeal decisions of HXA v Surrey County Council and YXA v Wolverhampton City Council, our experts consider what this could mean f ...

COP26 Day 11: Cities lead the way to net zero

COP26 Day 11: Cities lead the way to net zero

In a sharp contrast to other days, there was no rush of grand announcements at the end of the discussions on Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day ...

Disability discrimination: Dismissal was not discriminatory where the employee told the employer about her disability after she was dismissed

Disability discrimination: Dismissal was not discriminatory where the employee told the employer about her disability after she was dismissed

The EAT has upheld a tribunal’s decision that the dismissal of an employee for poor performance was not discriminatory where the employee told the emp ...

Worker status: Courier with a limited right of substitution was a worker

Worker status: Courier with a limited right of substitution was a worker

The Court of Appeal has held that a courier’s right to notify other couriers that his delivery slot was available was not an unfettered right of subst ...

Menopause: Disability discrimination

Menopause: Disability discrimination

The EAT has held that an employment tribunal had not properly considered whether an employee’s menopausal symptoms amounted to a disability. THE FACTS ...

Collective redundancy consultation: Special circumstances defence

Collective redundancy consultation: Special circumstances defence

The EAT has held that an employer could not rely on its compulsory liquidation as a “special circumstance” allowing it to defend a claim of failure to ...

“Fire and re-hire” bill

“Fire and re-hire” bill

The Government has blocked a private member’s bill which aimed to curb the practice of "fire and rehire". THE FACTS Employers who wish to make detrime ...