Insights

Our thoughts on the latest developments in our specialist sectors and services.

Vicarious Liability for Data Breaches

November 2018

The Court of Appeal has rejected Morrisons’ argument that it should not be liable for the criminal conduct of a rogue employee. In this case, a Morrison’s employee Andrew Skelton, leaked the private and confidential…

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Sexual harassment and employers: striking the right balance?

#MeToo and #TimesUp have only been prominent in the media for approximately a year, but…

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Holiday pay for zero hours or term-time workers: are you paying the correct amount?

When considering holiday entitlement for zero hour workers, term-time workers, or any other workers who…

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Budget 2018: IR35, contractors and freelance staff

In the budget statement, the Chancellor indicated that the government plans to reinforce the so…

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Your data protection to-do list for a ‘no-deal Brexit’

October 2018

With ‘Brexit Day’ just approaching rapidly, Britain still remains in the dark as to whether a formal withdrawal deal will be agreed with the EU. Unless the UK and EU agree to extend the two-year…

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Budget 2018: Key changes to entrepreneurs’ relief

Philip Hammond announced two potentially significant changes today to the way that entrepreneurs’ relief (ER)…

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