Utilities Insights

Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

Insights
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

Insights
Is your smart meter spying on you?

Is there a risk of smart meters being used to gather digital data that could fall in to the wrong hands? Simon Colvin assesses the threat.

Simon Colvin
Simon Colvin Partner

News
BREAKING NEWS: Weightmans secures court victory for business targeted in online hate campaign

Law firm successful in bringing years of online abuse to an end after six day trial

Damian Carter
Damian Carter Partner

Insights
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

Insights
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.


Insights
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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