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Monitoring Officer Handbook Interview

The Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) Monitoring Officers’ Handbook, launched in March 2018, is an unique venture delivering targeted advice.

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner
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Court of Appeal rules that personal injury awards cannot be considered in the provision of after-care services

It clarifies local authorities’ duties under section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983.

Ken Slade
Ken Slade Associate

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Employers can pay less for shared parental leave than maternity leave

An important Judgment confirms that organisations are able to pay less to those on shared parental leave than those on maternity leave.

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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GDPR Countdown Week 6: GDPR and HR record retention

There must be a valid lawful reason for retaining documents, but overly optimistic statements on data retention/destruction may also cause problems.

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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