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Supreme Court plumber Judgment, reinforces rules on employment status case

The Supreme Court has delivered its Judgment in the important and long running case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd v Smith. This is the latest in a series of…


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When is a contract written in stone?

Andrew Cromby, Partner at Weightmans LLP, considers whether the terms of any contract can truly be said to be fixed.

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby Partner

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What are the implications of the GDPR for the retail sector?

In this era of personalised communication strategies and targeted online marketing, radical changes to data protection laws have huge implications for…


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Hard, soft or somewhere in the middle: the effects and implications of Brexit in the Public Sector

The effects of Brexit on social housing, and the public sector workforce, shared services and the environment, are broad and uncertain. What will…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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Employers vicariously liable for data breach

Employers could be vicariously liable for misusing employee’s data even if they had done all they reasonably could to prevent it.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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Uber drivers are workers, confirms EAT

The EAT has confirmed that drivers for Uber are not ‘self-employed’ service providers but are engaged as workers by the company


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GDPR: what to do when a data breach occurs

The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce strict new reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to data breaches.


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New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…


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