Category Archives: Employment Law

Preparing for GDPR

Preparing for GDPR The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to enter into force on 25 May 2018 is set to bring in a number of changes to the current data protection regime as set out in the Data Protection … Read more

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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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Religion v Rules

Muslim women’s rights to wear a headscarf and full-face veil in public places and within the workplace have been subject to major debate. Various European countries have addressed the issue, with France and Belgium restricting such women’s rights in 2011, … Read more

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Understanding the Timing of a Notice of termination

The requirement to give notice is an important part of an employment contract and is normally set out in an express term. If a contract is silent on when notice is deemed to be given, there is an implied term … Read more

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Pimlico Plumbers Plunge into Defeat

Pimlico Plumbers’ latest attempt to establish that their workforce is self-employed has failed. The London-based firm Pimlico Plumbers provides domestic maintenance requirements for both individual homes and businesses. Charlie Mullins, the founder, employs a workforce of over 270 skilled tradesmen … 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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Gender Pay: New Regulations

The long awaited final version of the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (the “Regulations”) has now been published, however it does not come into force until 6 April 2017. The purpose behind the Regulations are to … Read more

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Autumn Statement – Employment Implications

On 23rd November 2016 Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Statement as chancellor. Taxation/Pay Mr Hammond explained the government’s decision to increase the National Living by 30 pence, from £7.20 to £7.50 commencing at the start of April 2017. This … Read more

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Unfair Cop: Data Protection Breach by Metropolitan Police Against Police Officer

The Metropolitan police force will have to pay a potential six figure sum in damages after being sued for breaching data protection law through its conduct of a disciplinary procedure.

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