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Weightmans keeps up London pace with top corporate hire

National law firm Weightmans has appointed a top corporate lawyer as the firm’s recruitment drive continues to gather pace.

Oliver Harker
Oliver Harker 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

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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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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Do unions have to specify dates of planned strikes?

A trade union is given various protections in UK law as long as there is a genuine trade dispute and the industrial action is organised.

Paul McFarlane
Paul McFarlane Partner

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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…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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How to stay afloat in the face of cyber-attacks

Today's 'Petya' cyber attack once again brings into sharp focus the threat posed to the marine industry.

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Truck cartel

The European Commission has found that five truck manufacturers participated in an illegal cartel concerning the supply of medium and heavy trucks.


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