Keoghs Insight

We keep you up-to-date on emerging market issues and their impact on the insurance sector,
through a variety of publications, events and our leading market initiatives.

Client Alerts 22/03/2021

Supreme Court hands down decision about sleep-in carer wages

The insurance industry can breathe a collective sigh of relief after the long-awaited judgment in the case of Royal Mencap Society –v- Tomlinson-Blake [2021] UKSC 8 was handed down. This employment law case about the calculation of pay for sleep-in carers had serious collateral ramifications about awards for future care in life-changing personal injury cases.

Client Alerts 18/03/2021

BXB v Watch tower and Bible Tract Society of Pennsylvania

A Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that religious organisations have vicarious liability for the actions of their leaders in a case where a member of the congregation was raped. Details of the case and the decision are set out by Patrick Williams. Patrick also provides comment on the wider implications for religious organisations.

Client Alerts 16/03/2021

Covid-19 Study Highlights Risks for Reopening Pubs

The first study into Covid-19 transmission in UK licensed premises has revealed a large minority of venues failed to adhere to government guidance for patrons, with pubs and bars labelled a hotbed for Covid-19 transmission. In a world first, the survey examined what was actually happening in pubs and bars last summer, highlighting the difficulties the licensed trade faces when attempting to comply with social distancing.