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16 July 2018 Treatment of mixed personal data

The Court of Appeal has recently considered the interaction between third party rights and subject access requests (SAR) in a case which offers helpful guidance for data controllers on how to deal with mixed personal data.

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13 July 2018 Care-workers 'sleeping-in' no longer due National Minimum Wage

The Court of Appeal have today confirmed that where care workers are required to 'sleep-in', the only time that counts for National Minimum Wage purposes is time when the worker is required to be awake for the purposes of working.

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29 June 2018 'Illegal' employee should have had the right to appeal against their dismissal

The EAT recently considered whether an employee who was dismissed for failing to provide evidence of his continued right to work in the UK should have been given the right to appeal.

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27 June 2018 Valuing a claim following professional negligence

Mrs Jean Edwards v Hugh James Ford Simey (a Firm) (2018 EWCA) is an interesting case involving solicitor’s negligence in the bringing of a disease claim under a vibration white finger scheme against the Department of Trade and Industry by the estate of a former miner.

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26 June 2018 Brexit: status of EU nationals in UK

One of the key questions before and after the Brexit vote was what status EU citizens (and their family members) in the UK would have when they UK left the EU.

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19 June 2018 Is the law catching up with social media… landmark case sees 19yr old sentenced to 18 weeks detention for breaching victims’ anonymity

Under the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000, Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 and the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1976 (as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1988), lifetime anonymity is afforded to victims of sexual abuse in current and historical claims.

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19 June 2018 Doctors and nurses excluded from Tier 2 skilled workers annual cap

In 2011 Theresa May as Home Secretary introduced a cap on skilled workers. The cap operated on an annual quota of 20,700, with a fixed number of spaces available each month for non-European Economic Area nationals sponsored under the Tier 2 (General) Visa.

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15 June 2018 Financial Conduct Authority launch regulatory investigation into TSB

The FCA, the UK’s banking regulator, has launched an investigation into the latest banking crisis to affect members of the public, namely TSB customers.

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15 June 2018 Trade mark owners must reimburse internet service providers for the cost of implementing internet blocking orders

The Supreme Court handed down judgment in the long-running Cartier dispute of 13 June 2018, overruling the Court of Appeal

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14 June 2018 New visa route for startups

Following input from the tech sector and MAC, the Government yesterday announced a new route for entrepreneurs wishing to start-up a business in the UK.

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