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24 July 2017 Max Schrems and 25,000 others poke at Facebook’s privacy policy in latest ECJ proceedings

Following his ‘Safe Harbor’ victory, Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems is again acting as a thorn in Facebook’s side as he attempts to challenge a variety of its data protection practices.

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20 July 2017 Child sexual abuse and issues of consent in a 21st century world

A freedom of information request has found that since 2012 nearly 700 child victims of sexual abuse have had payments refused by the CICA.

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20 July 2017 Exclusions continue to rise amid growing funding pressures on schools

Figures released by the Government for exclusions in England for the period 2015-2016 show the general trend from the previous year continuing.

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13 July 2017 The continuing development of Vicarious Liability claims

As the modern workplace continues to evolve, so too must the principles of vicarious liability.

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12 July 2017 Animals Act 1971 simply because an accident occurred does not mean it was likely

The case of David Lynch v Ed Walker Racing Ltd involved a stable hand employed by the defendant, who was riding a horse when it was spooked.

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11 July 2017 1% cap a missed opportunity?

If trends in recruitment and retention continue, the pay framework for school teachers may need to be increased beyond the 1% cap.

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10 July 2017 Contentious comments on day FPS goes live

There was tough talking this week from Sir Stuart Etherington, the Chief Executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, who recommended “naming and shaming” those charities who refused (or didn’t respond) to requests to contribute to the Fundraising Regulator’s work.

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7 July 2017 Limitation - standstill, extension, moratorium or freeze – be clear what you are agreeing

In a construction law case, the issue between parties was whether the standstill agreements acted to suspend the running of limitation period, or to extend the period.

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7 July 2017 Charity Commission case report: National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline

The importance of trustee compliance has been emphasised by the Charity Commission in its Case Report of the National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline.

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5 July 2017 Can witness statements be made public prior to trial?

In Jeffrey Ross Blue v Michael James Wallace Ashley & Times Newspapers LTD [2017] the Court considered whether witness statements prepared for trial and included in an interim hearing bundle could be made available to the public in advance.

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