Showing posts with category "legal"

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

Colin v Cuthbert – PR as a tool in legal battles

Marks & Spencer has this month filed a claim against Aldi claiming Aldi's Cuthbert has violated its intellectual property in Colin.

October 31, 2021
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legal

How your business can avoid getting the sack from its gig economy workers

The ‘gig economy’ workforce is not only a great resource for businesses, but is an increasingly popular option for many.

October 24, 2021
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legal

December deadline for Self Assessment registration approaching

Freelancers need to ensure they’ve registered for their Self Assessment with HMRC this side of Christmas, to enable them to file their return on time next month.

October 23, 2021
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legal

Are you cookie compliant?

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) gave UK website owners year in order to become compliant with new law which expired on 26 May 2012

October 23, 2021
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technology

Could your smart doorbell cost you more than you think? The GDPR at your home

This week, a judge at Oxford County Court handed down what is believed to be the first judgment of its kind relating to a ‘Ring’ doorbell

October 15, 2021
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opinion