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May
12
2017

ICO fines: A reminder that organisations can be liable for third party errors

Two recent ICO fines totalling over £200,000 have shown that, even when an organisation does not immediately appear at fault, they can be held liable if they haven’t taken steps..

May
04
2017

Employer made to pay £2 for breaching employee’s right to be accompanied

An employee has a statutory right to be accompanied by either a trade union representative or colleague at a grievance or disciplinary hearing. ..

May
04
2017

TUPE and Insolvency

TUPE can, and often does, arise in insolvency situations and it’s important to be aware that some TUPE provisions are relaxed in such situations in a bid to make failing..

May
04
2017

Paid to sleep on the job?

It’s common in some sectors, such as health and emergency services, for workers to undertake ‘sleep-in’ shifts where they are present at work but on standby. ..

Apr
28
2017

‘Racist’ immigration policy causing crisis in the curry kitchen?

The BBC reported this week that an increasing number of Indian restaurants in Scotland were closing due to strict immigration rules which are preventing restaurants from recruiting top chefs from..

Apr
28
2017

Cyber Security Survey shows need for vigilant approach to data protection

The government recently published its 2017 Cyber Security Survey results..

Apr
27
2017

A higher minimum wage for zero-hours workers?

Current figures suggest the number of people on zero-hours contracts in the UK hit a record high of 910,000 in the last 3 months of 2016. ..

Apr
25
2017


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