Legal Updates

Hefty fines for charities breaching data protection law

07/12/2016

On 6 December 2016 the Information Commissioner’s Office confirmed that it will be issuing fines to the RSPCA and the British Heart Foundation for breaching data protection laws.

Fundraising Preference Service: Regulator’s final decisions announced

02/12/2016

The Fundraising Regulator has announced its plans for the new Fundraising Preference Service (FPS), which is expected to be launched in spring or early summer 2017.

The Family Business - Health, safety, wellbeing and other issues

30/11/2016

Recently in London I attended a briefing at which the new Chair of HSE, Martin Temple, spoke on a number of wide ranging issues

The Family Business - Wills and Family Businesses

30/11/2016

The thorny issue of succession to the family business - managing expectations and making choices that are right for the business - can become complicated

The Family Business - The National Family Business of the Year Awards

30/11/2016

The National Family Business of the Year Awards were created by Family Business United (FBU) to celebrate the UK family business sector.

The Family Business - East Anglia’s Family Business Day - 31 January

30/11/2016

On 31 January, Paul Andrews will be visiting businesses in East Anglia, together with lawyers from Birketts promoting East Anglia’s Family Business Day.

The Family Business - Family owned businesses and employee shares

30/11/2016

Employee share incentives are a useful recruitment and retention tool and they can be extremely tax efficient.

The impact of the late night levy

30/11/2016

The late night levy came into force in October 2012 allowing licensing authorities to charge alcohol suppliers a levy to sell alcohol late at night (on/after midnight and ending at/before 6.00am) in the authority's area. There have been over 200 levies introduced nationally.

Rubik's Cube solved by the ECJ

25/11/2016

The Rubik's Cube, named after its inventor Erno Rubik, was invented in 1974 but it was not until 1999 the a three-dimensional EU trade mark was registered.

Still dreaming of a White (Paper) Christmas?

24/11/2016

Yesterday’s Autumn Statement was relatively quiet in relation to planning – but it is still likely to be a busy run up to the festive season for practitioners.

Immigration Update - November 2016

24/11/2016

This month's immigration update features articles covering the abolishment of the 28 day grace period, Tier 2 General, Family migration and more

Employment Law Update - Quick Fire! - November 2016

24/11/2016

Electronic balloting, whistleblowing in the care sector, CIPD absence management survey 2016, BEIS committee and more are covered in this month's Quick Fire

Employment Law Update - “Perfunctory” redundancy consultation

24/11/2016

The EAT has overturned a tribunal’s conclusion that a dismissal was fair following a “perfunctory and insensitive” redundancy consultation.

Employment Law Update - TUPE: Were activities ‘fundamentally the same’

24/11/2016

The EAT recently had to decide whether activities carried out before and after a service provision change (SPC) were fundamentally the same...

Employment Law Update - Uber drivers are workers

24/11/2016

An employment tribunal has recently upheld a claim by Uber drivers that they are ‘workers’, entitling them to rights under national minimum wage...

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