Category Archives: Dispute Resolution

Queen’s Speech confirms GDPR to survive Brexit

Through last week’s 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 … Read more

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GDPR Countdown

With just over a year to go before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force you may have started to think about how this impacts your business. A risk based approach is becoming more important because not only … Read more

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SARs and Disproportionate Effort

Compliance with Subject Access Requests (SARs) can be a lengthy and costly exercise especially where the request may involve reviewing a large volume and range of documents. In the recent case of Dawson-Damer and Others v Taylor Wessing LLP, the High … Read more

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Rent Reviews – Every Tenant’s Nightmare!

As Halloween is fast approaching and the fear begins to brew, many tenant’s nightmares are about to come true. Rent reviews are a dreaded time for tenants especially when it may be their first. The uncertainty of knowing how much … Read more

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The End is the New Beginning – Lease Renewals

It is no surprise that lease renewals are often an issue with the ever more popular short term leases taking over. When a lease comes to an end both the landlord and tenant have various routes that they may choose … Read more

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Fines and imprisonment in tragic health and safety breach

In tragic health and safety breach case before the Manchester Crown Court, two companies have been fined £490,000 for health and safety breaches and two company directors imprisoned for gross negligence manslaughter following the death and serious injury of two employees.

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Company Liable for Keeping Workers in Modern Slavery

The High Court has ruled that DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd was liable for workers trafficked to the UK which it exploited in the case of Galdikas & Others v DJ Houghton Catching Services Ltd and others.

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Brexit – now what?

The British public have voted to leave the European Union. What happens next is not as clear as the government has not given notice to the European Union of its intention to leave enabling negotiations for withdrawal to begin as … Read more

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Safe Harbor Woes

Data Protection Authority in Germany has fined three internationally operating companies for continuing to rely on Safe Harbour in relation to data transfers with the United States of America.

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Brexit – texted it and fined £50k by ICO

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has issued a penalty to Better for the Country Ltd (‘’Company’’) for sending out in excess of 500,000 texts in an attempt to persuade people to support its campaign to leave the EU.

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