Training & Knowledge: Gavin Irwin

11th Oct 2022Newsletters

Gavin Irwin comments on the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework

On 14 September 2022, NHS England (‘NHSE’) published the New Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (‘PSIRF’), “set[ting] out the NHS’s approach to developing and maintaining effective systems and processes for responding to patient safety incidents for the purpose of learning and improving patient safety”.[1] Patient Safety Incidents (‘PSIs’) are defined as, “unintended or unexpected events […]

8th Oct 2021Newsletters

Work Injuries and Ill-Health: Notable Statistics and Trends

The Health and Safety Executive (‘HSE’) annually publishes statistics relating to work related injuries and ill-health related to work. By comparison with other jurisdictions, the HSE notes that the UK: “… consistently has one of the lowest standardised rates of fatal injury across the EU, lower than other large economies and the EU average.  Non-fatal […]

25th Jun 2021Articles

Technology & Strategic Export Controls

Do you need a licence to send your technology abroad? In this webinar, hosted by DAC Beachcroft, Gavin Irwin and Tim Ryan (Partner and Head of Technology at DACB) explore some of the complex issues that can arise in relation to export controls on software, AI and cutting-edge academic research. As the UK takes an increasingly tough […]

18th Nov 2020Articles

Gavin Irwin reviews the recent surge in enforcement activity at the Financial Conduct Authority

After Konstantin Vishnyak’s acquittal at Southwark Crown Court, on 28 September 2020, for destroying communications information, the FCA has recently signalled a renewed intensity in investigations and enforcement action in relation to: (1) unregulated collective investment schemes; (2) market abuse; and, (3) non-financial misconduct. Collective Investment Schemes There are many types of collective investment scheme […]