Archived Legal Articles from 2017

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November

GDPR: Are you Ready?

16/11/17

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK from 25 May 2018 and will apply to all ' controllers ' and ' processors ' of ' personal data' . The education sector holds vast amounts of personal data relating to its employees, students and pupils…

GDPR - Frequently Asked Questions

02/11/17

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK from 25 May 2018 and will apply to all ' controllers ' and ' processors ' of ' personal data' . Organisations hold vast amounts of personal data relating to employees, customers and suppliers. It is…

Data Protection Bill Starts Committee Stage

02/11/17

The Data Protection Bill started Committee Stage at the House of Lords on 30.10.2017, where the Lords had the opportunity to scrutinise the contents of the Bill line by line. The General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') will come into force on 25 May 2018 and will make significant…

GDPR and Mandatory Breach Reporting

01/11/17

The General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') will come into force in the UK from 25 May 2018. One of the changes the GDPR makes is the requirement for a personal data breach to be notified to the Information Commissioner's Office ('ICO'). Currently there is no legal…

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October

Five Newly Qualified Solicitors for Forbes

23/10/17

Five members of staff at leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors are celebrating after qualifying as Solicitors. Amy Chadwick, Rebecca McCann, Laura Marsh, Bethany Paliga and Stacey Lakeland are now beginning the next stage of their careers with the firm. Amy, based in the Leeds…

Forbes Solicitors celebrates 44 Legal 500 Recommendations

19/10/17

Forbes Solicitors is celebrating after receiving 44 recommendations for its lawyers and services in the 2017 Legal 500 rankings, up from 31 in 2016. The leading North West legal firm is also delighted to reveal that the firm has been recommend for the first time for Education , Clinical Negligence…

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September

Are you prepared for the GDPR?

27/09/17

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK from 25 May 2018 and will apply to all ' controllers ' and ' processors ' of ' personal data' . The education sector holds vast amounts of personal data relating to its employees, students and pupils…

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August

Queen's Speech confirms GDPR to survive Brexit

01/08/17

Through the Queen's Speech, the government confirmed that which the ICO has already indicated: that there will be data protection law in the UK post-Brexit. Alongside the Great Repeal Bill and various others, will sit a Data Protection Bill, as outlined on pages 46 & 47 of the Queen's Speech…

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26 Jul 2018

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A night of pampering and beauty treatments organised by Forbes Solicitors has raised £428 for Lancashire…

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