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GDPR – what does it mean for your employee data?

On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force and applies to any entity that handles personal data on EU citizens, including employee data. As the UK will soon ... more

Your journey to GDPR Compliance

1. Lack of knowledge The GDPR is a huge piece of legislation and it can be difficult to know where to start. Clients have found that our ‘Introduction to GDPR’ sessions have helped them to ... more

Rent charges: purchasers beware!

What are they? A rent charge is a yearly sum (secured on a property) due to be paid by a property owner to a third party, who does not hold any other interest in the property (rent owner). They ... more

Covert CCTV Surveillance in the Workplace

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has recently held, in the case of López Ribalda and others v Spain, that the right to privacy of Spanish shop workers was violated when a supermarket ... more

The Spectre of Contractor Insolvency

The current Carillion liquidation throws into sharp relief one of the key risks on a major capital project for a school or college – contractor insolvency. The construction industry is ... more

Capacity and Wills: The Common Law still applies!

The legal test for mental capacity was brought into question in the recent High Court case of James v James & Orr [2018] EWHC 43 (Ch). Mr James sought to dispute the validity of his late ... more

Russell Hume in administration after FSA action

Almost 270 jobs are set to be lost as meat supplier Russell Hume, based in Derby, has gone into administration after its plants were shut down by the Food Standards Agency which identified a ... more