Showing posts with category "legal"

£2.2bn damages claim filed against Facebook owner Meta on behalf of 45m Brits

A multi-billion pound damages claim was filed late last night against Meta, formerly Facebook Inc., on behalf of UK Facebook users

February 14, 2022
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news

Mark Zuckerberg and team consider shutting down Facebook and Instagram in Europe if Meta can not process Europeans’ data on US servers

If Meta is not given the option to transfer, store and process data from its European users on US-based servers, Facebook and Instagram may be shut down across Europe

February 10, 2022
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technology

Plumber wins landmark case against Pimlico Plumbers over back-dated holiday pay

A London plumber has won a key lawsuit in the Supreme Court over his workers’ rights as appeal judges ruled he is entitled to back-dated holiday pay

February 2, 2022
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news

Stamp duty land tax: claiming multiple dwellings relief before physical works begin

A tribunal case decision released in July 2021 held that multiple dwellings relief was not available in two lead appeals

January 31, 2022
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opinion

An end to cookie banners?

“This website uses cookies. Please click here to accept.” We’ve all seen these sorts of pop-up messages, known as cookie banners, which appear whenever we visit a website we haven’t been to before.

January 25, 2022
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technology

Who’s watching us while we WFH? The pitfalls of monitoring a remote workforce

As the worst of the covid-19 heath crisis appears to be behind us at last and we begin to take our first tentative steps out of lockdown

November 30, 2021
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legal

Data requests cost individual UK businesses up to £336,000 per year

New research has revealed that Data Subject Access Requests are costing individual UK businesses between £72,000 - £336,000 each year.

November 24, 2021
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legal

Compensation and the ‘law of everything’: why data protection isn’t the new PPI

Data protection is seldom out of the headlines these days. Whether its massive data breaches involving multinational companies

November 22, 2021
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legal

Flexible working requests: what do the proposed changes mean for employers?

A consultation on the Government’s proposals to give all employees the right to request flexible working from day one has been launched.

November 22, 2021
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legal

Are the retailers pivoting to online sales adhering to consumers’ rights?

I recently placed an online order for a perishable product with a large, well-known company (who shall remain nameless).

November 21, 2021
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legal

Back to work this month? Employers’ risks and responsibilities

Natasha Forman and Francesca Lopez from Kingsley Napley LLP offer five key areas employers need to consider about a hybrid working policy:

November 18, 2021
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legal

‘Scraping’ the barrel? The risks of publicly available data

The social media giants have found themselves in the news again, and not for positive reasons.

November 16, 2021
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opinion