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Domestic CCTV: are you compliant?

The use of smart security devices and domestic CCTV systems is becoming increasingly common. If you use security cameras and similar devices in your home, data protection law may apply and it’s important to know your legal obligations.

2022 predictions: what’s on the horizon for restructuring and insolvency?

The persisting spectre of the pandemic continues to create uncertainty in the market. Over the last 18 months, insolvency figures remained consistently low due to the government support which has been in place. With the prospect of that support coming to an end there is likely to be a reckoning, but when that will begin is unclear. Overall, this next year is likely to be one of resolving loose ends and tidying up before the economy can take off afresh.

HR Horizon tracker Winter 2022

Find out what HR directors will need to prepare for in the coming months and beyond in the Winter 2022 edition of TLT’s biannual tracker.

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