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Nov
10
2017

Web of Secrecy: most organisations failing to inform users about what will happen to their personal data

The ICO has led a global investigation of website privacy communications on behalf of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) and found many organisations’ data protection practices are lacking. ..

Nov
03
2017

Failure to consider workplace risks for breastfeeding employee can amount to sex discrimination

In Ramos v Servicio Galego de Saude the ECJ were asked to consider if an employer’s failure to assess the workplace risks to a breastfeeding worker could amount to direct..

Nov
03
2017

Tribunal Fees: Where are we now?

Since the Supreme Court’s decision on 26 July 2017 that the existing scheme of Employment Tribunal fees was unlawful, the future for employment claims has been in a state of..

Nov
03
2017

Ignorance is bliss: decision-maker unaware of protected disclosure defeats automatic unfair dismissal claim

We reported on the EAT’s decision in Royal Mail v Jhuti back in the summer. Unhappy with the EAT’s decision, Royal Mail appealed to the Court of Appeal. ..

Oct
27
2017

Right to Work: Employing International Students

Some international students from outside the EEA are allowed to work in the UK, depending on the conditions of their visas. Where they are permitted to work, students can..

Oct
27
2017

ICO: Notification requirement to be removed, however fee regime will continue

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced that it will drop requirements for data controllers to notify the ICO of data processing activities but will retain a fee regime, when..

Oct
27
2017

A much-needed win for vulnerable and exploited domestic workers

As we have previously blogged, UK law does not do enough to protect migrant domestic workers in the UK from abuse, exploitation and modern slavery...

Oct
27
2017

Greek government falls short with discriminatory height requirement for police

The ECJ has held in Ypourgos Ethnikis Pedias kai Thriskevmaton v Kalliri that a minimum height requirement of 170cm imposed by the Greek Government for men and women wishing to..

Oct
27
2017

Government announces start of tribunal fees refund scheme

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling this summer that Employment Tribunal fees were unlawful, the government has announced its fees refund scheme: individuals will be refunded their original fee along with..

Oct
20
2017

Tier 2 Sponsor Duties: Record Keeping

Tier 2 sponsors are required to fulfil certain duties throughout the duration of their sponsor licence. Failure to comply with any of the sponsor duties, is likely to lead to..



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