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Data Issues Roundup, 5 May: UK to extend security agencies’ powers; EU biometric data ruling; and more
Also: Ireland to be privacy regulator for 300 million non-US Twitter users; responses to Big Data report; and more.
Annabel Mackay examines the employment implications of the new Senior Managers and Certification Regime and Code of Conduct.
Also: cultural differences could wreck the single EU data protection law dream; data protection authorities face resource challenges due to digital boom; and more.
A warning given in bad faith could not be relied on for the purpose of determining whether there was sufficient reason to dismiss an employee.
Also: how a solicitor misled a court.
What it means for those dealing with disputes day to day. And by the way, there may be more rises on the way.
FAQs and action points for companies that have issued bearer shares...
Data Issues Roundup, 20 April; AT&T's $25m privacy settlement; Facebook case in Austria; Google loses out in Germany; and more
Also, UCAS gives data protection undertaking’.
There are a number of issues companies should consider now so as to prepare themselves for the changes.
The National Audit Office notes that although private finance typically costs twice as much as public finance, it “can represent value for money”...
Data Issues Roundup, 13 April: Cloud contracts; US crackdown on hackers; nuisance calls fine; and more
Also; UK court strikes down part of the Data Protection Act; Australia passes ‘retention law’; and more.
Worldwide update also includes items on Prince Charles’ letters and a code of practice for UK public authorities.
Four key themes emerged from the responses to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s call for evidence. Employers should familiarise themselves with the new EHRC guidance when it is published.
As well as the minimum wage and tax changes, pensions, special purpose share schemes and company cars are getting a political tweak.
From this autumn employers or GPs will be able to refer anyone expected to be off sick for four weeks or longer to the new ‘Fit for Work’ service. Here’s what HR needs to know.
Calling all in-house and employment lawyers, and HR professionals: here are some consultations, calls for evidence and surveys that may be of interest.
Constructive knowledge will only be fixed on the employer where it has failed to take steps to discover the employee’s status. Here are some do’s and don’ts for employers.
Italian fraud investigators have warned British shoppers to beware of counterfeit olive oil that poses serious health risks. Are your retail clients prepared?
Addleshaw Goddard advised Bruntwood on the acquisition of a former BBC site in Manchester, from Realty Estates.
Data Issues Roundup, 27 March: unlimited fines; cross-device tracking; a provocateurs database; and more
Also; South Korea passes world’s first Cloud law; Russia says companies can store personal data abroad; and more.