Category Archives: Housing Litigation

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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A third way for public to public collaboration?

Contracting authorities regularly consider collaborations with other contracting authorities including public authorities. For the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (2015) these have become known as the in-house exception (Teckal) and the co-operation exception (Hamburg). However, the latest decision by the CJEU … Read more

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Are You Ready to File Your Annual Report and Accounts?

Certain registered charities ware under a legal obligation to file certain information to the Charity Commission by 31st January 2016. For those charities with an obligation to file failing to do so can result in consequences. Requirement and Consequences A … Read more

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Supported Housing Funding Reform Consultation

The future of supported housing is far from clear. Changes to funding without a formula that works for all parties may result in a shortage of schemes, with fewer housing units and potentially a reduction in suitable places for the … 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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Statutory Inquiry: Cardiff Sixth Form College

The Charity Commission, who act as an independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has opened a statutory inquiry into Cardiff Sixth Form College, registered charity number 1123262. The college and charity aims to advance the education of young … Read more

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£40,000 Fine For GP Surgery With Inadequate Systems To Safeguard Personal Data

The GP practice, Regal Chambers, in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, has been fined £40,000 by the Information Commissioner due to leaked confidential information about a woman and her family to her estranged ex-partner. Despite express warnings from the woman that staff should … Read more

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Personal Data At Risk Due To New Craze: Pokémon Go

Pokemon Go has had more first week release downloads from the Apple App store than any other App in history. While augmented reality has long been used for military, industrial and medical applications, its huge potential for commercial and entertainment … Read more

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