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25 May 2018 When a claimant must accept the risk of his own actions

The Court of Appeal decision in Clay v TUI UK Ltd [link] considers where an intervening act is sufficient to break the chain of causation.

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24 May 2018 Public inquiries - given their cost, what’s the evidence they achieve their aims?

Yesterday saw the publication of a report on this question by the National Audit Office. It observed that the government has spent more than £200 million on 26 Inquiries that have been established and reported since 2005.

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24 May 2018 The Data Protection Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018

Only limited sections of the Act will take effect immediately. Our blog provides a summary of the key information you need to be aware of now.

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22 May 2018 Small claims u-turn?

The Justice Select Committee has now called on the government to put then Chancellor, George Osborne's, plans on hold whilst the litigation reforms already implemented over the past five years are evaluated.

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18 May 2018 Court of Appeal provides definitive guidance on meaning of s.15(1) Equality Act 2010

The Court of Appeal recently provided much needed guidance on the meaning of s.15(1) of the Equality Act 2010.

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17 May 2018 The future of NHS patient safety investigations – consultation closes 12 June 2018

The way in which the NHS investigates when things go wrong in order to identify learning and prevent future harm is very much in the spotlight with a number of high profile reports and reviews identifying significant weaknesses in the current system.

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11 May 2018 Commission requires delivery service providers to reveal price lists with new rules

Rules to enhance regulatory oversight and improve pricing transparency of cross-border parcel delivery services were adopted by the European Council on 12 April 2018.

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8 May 2018 EAT determined that failure to enhance Shared Parental Leave might be indirect sex discrimination

The EAT has decided that paying fathers and mothers different rates of pay whilst on maternity leave or SPL respectively can amount to indirect discrimination.

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4 May 2018 Video evidence... when to disclose?

We recently had cause to appeal a decision of a District Judge preventing us from relying upon video footage (even though he had described it as “pure gold”).

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Whiplash and small claims – huge changes in the pipeline

The MoJ has today announced a consultation that will likely lead to profound changes in the volume and nature of compensation claims.

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