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Jul
03
2018

GDPR: Commercial realities

It will not have escaped organisations’ attention that data protection laws have undergone significant reforms lately. ..

Jun
29
2018

Tribunal delivers further win for gig economy workers

In a recent ruling by the Employment Tribunal, Hermes couriers have been deemed to be workers. This is the latest in a long line of decisions about the gig..

Jun
29
2018

Changes to UK immigration rules from 6 July 2018

The UK Government has announced changes to the immigration rules that will come into effect on 6 July 2018. Many of the changes are positive and will bring welcome news..

Jun
26
2018

Whistleblowing: When is a Disclosure Protected?

In Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth the Court of Appeal has confirmed that to be protected under whistleblower legislation, disclosures need to be more than mere allegations and have..

Jun
22
2018

Government announces new settlement scheme for EEA nationals

The UK government has now released details of the “settled status” scheme which EU nationals in the UK will use to apply for permanent residence after Brexit. Sajid Javid confirmed..

Jun
22
2018

Automatic unfair dismissal despite employee’s knowing use of illicitly gained personal information

It is automatically unfair to dismiss an employee for taking part in trade union activities at an appropriate time. It is also unlawful to subject an employee to a detriment..

Jun
20
2018

List of issues should be complete

It is common for parties to a tribunal claim to agree, at an early stage, the list of the issues that they want a tribunal to determine. In..

Jun
19
2018

UK government announces new start up visa route

Last week, Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced plans to introduce a new start up visa for entrepreneurs. The new start up visa will launch in Spring 2019 and is expected..

Jun
15
2018

‘Serious misconduct’ dismissals- Must there be prior warnings?

The recent EAT decision of Quintiles Commercial v Barongo held that even in the absence of any prior warnings, a dismissal for misconduct is not necessarily unfair where the conduct..

Jun
14
2018

Dixons Carphone admits major data breach

Dixons Carphone’s review of data and its systems disclosed massive unauthorised access to 5.9 million customer cards and 1.2 million personal records. The incident gathers attention after both GDPR and..



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