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Who’s looking over your shoulder?

With 54% of UK businesses now allowing flexible working, a growing need has emerged for robust policy on privacy to ensure client data is protected and kept confidential outside of the office. ID fraud, data leaks and security breaches are becoming increasingly common in our growing digital society. With 1.5 million people working remotely across […]

GQ Employment Law takes on two Associates as it records another positive year for growth

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GQ Employment Law, the specialist law firm, has hired two new Associates, Kate Potts from Taylor Wessing and Donall Breen from Linklaters, to join its team in London. Kate Potts joined Taylor Wessing in August 2013 and has been an Associate in their Employment, Pensions and Mobility Group for over two years. Donall Breen started […]

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Gateley Plc appoints two partners to launch new Employment offering in Leeds

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Gateley Plc, the legal business of law-led professional services group Gateley, has further expanded its Yorkshire presence with the appointment of its first Employment partners to the Leeds office; Paul Ball and Gearalt Fahy. The firm’s Leeds office has enjoyed significant success since its launch in 2012. The office opened with just five people and […]

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Legal Teams Seal A Deal As Demand For Services Grows

Press release uploaded by on 13 October 2017

Working together, two of Nottingham’s leading law firms will deliver a wider range of services to businesses across the East Midlands. Lace Market-based Rothera Sharp are delighted to be working with Nickie Elenor and her team of HR and employment law experts at Your HR Lawyer to handle its commercial employment law work. Nickie, who […]

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UK Businesses Admit to GDPR Confusion

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New research out today has revealed that almost half (46.8%) of UK office workers don’t know whether their company is taking action to comply with the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The study found widespread confusion that could cost UK businesses millions of pounds in non-compliance fines when the regulation comes into effect […]

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Recovering debts set to get tougher under new rules

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New rules set to be introduced next month that are designed to speed-up the resolution of financial disputes and debt recovery, could result in claims in fact taking even longer, says a commercial dispute resolution legal specialist. The new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims goes live on the 1st October 2017, and is the latest […]

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European Court ruling reinforces importance of employment policies on internet use

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This week’s decision by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to reverse a ruling it made 18-months ago that an employer was entitled to monitor an employee’s private emails, serves to reinforce the importance of clear policies on worker’s internet usage and monitoring, according to a contractual disputes lawyer. “Robust, detailed and clear employment […]

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Lawspeed announces GDPR compliance seminars 10th and 12th October 2017, London and Manchester

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Set in the context of both recruitment and employment, Lawspeed specialists will deal with the ‘what, the why and the how’, with attendees learning about the areas of operation affected, processes to follow, and types of documentation to use. Ravi Murphy, director of Lawspeed said “the new laws are very complex, with severe penalties for […]

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Sally Morris considers Supreme Court’s tribunal fee ruling

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Leading employment lawyer and PT contributor Sally Morris has said the historic Supreme Court decision which has ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful is one of the biggest in the history of employment law. The ruling will give people fairer access to justice – with the government now having to pay £32m back to […]

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IT contractors crash out of public sector following tax reforms

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• More than a third (39%) of IT candidates say they’re working, or will be looking to work, in the private sector because of IR35 • Nearly half (47%) of candidates say that the public sector does not have the digital skills needed for the future • Over half of contractors (55%) say it’s harder […]

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