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Forbes Solicitors Strengthens Manchester Offer With New Hires

09 May 2022

Forbes Solicitors has made a trio of appointments in its employment team as the firm continues to grow its presence in the Manchester market. The new hires will be based in Forbes' Manchester office and will work closely with the firm's 23 strong employment law team, as well as the firm'…

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Two all-girl schools opted to no longer accept transgender pupils

27 Jan 2022

It has recently been reported that two single sex schools, within the Girls' Day School Trust, have changed their admissions policy and will only be admitting pupils based on their legal sex, recorded on their birth certificate, rather than their gender identity. The decision has been taken in order…

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Ensuring immigration compliance - Home Office inspections and audits to resume

18 Nov 2021

Schools, colleges and universities can have a variety of visa types amongst students and staff. If a teaching organisation holds a licence to sponsor students and workers, it is required to adhere to the strict rules to maintain its licences. Inspections and audits are resuming and therefore organisations…

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ICO fines charity fined £10,000 for data breach

18 Nov 2021

The ICO has announced that it has fined HIV Scotland £10,000 for failing to implement an appropriate level of organisational and technical security to its internal email systems. The breach of data protection law involved an email sent to 105 recipients; the contents of such emails included…

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Lloyd v Google and the Impact on Data Breach Claims

11 Nov 2021

On 10 November 2021, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited judgment in the case of Lloyd v Google. The judgment will be welcomed by our clients and data controllers as it brings clarification to the rapid rise in claims being made for compensation following a data breach. However, whilst the…

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Lawyers for Liberty- Anti Vax campaign for pupils

14 Sep 2021

Some of you may have seen or heard of a new campaign driven by Lawyers for Liberty, a non politically affiliated organisation with a human rights agenda. Generic letters have been circulating to a number of Headteachers threatening legal action against Schools who they believe are; '…

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