The social media giants have found themselves in the news again, and not for positive reasons.
The loss of mental capacity of a director, partner or shareholder could be devastating for a business unless there are the necessary safeguards in place.
It’s a legal right of the employees not to be dismissed unfairly. If not handled correctly, such a claim can cause headaches for both employer & employee.
IR35, intermediaries’ legislation, off-payroll rules, agency rules. So much jargon! And so many ways in which a contractor/consultant can engage with your business.
My final column of 2020 is in two parts. In this first part, I reflect on what a strange year we’ve had – picking out some of the highlights from an information law perspective
Trademarks are a headache. Trademarks for foreign countries are even worse. You just found out that a US trademark won’t apply in the UK, and who even knows if they work in the EU (they don’t, by the way).
Partner Sue Dowling, head of Blandy & Blandy’s Employment Law team, highlights today’s deadline for retrospective furlough agreements.
With the headlines this autumn continuing to be dominated by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, you may have missed some significant developments in the world of data protection.
Last week the UK Government u-turned on its recommendation for employees to return to the office and the official position is now that employee’s should work from home ‘if they can’.
Thousands of businesses could be at risk of prosecution for furlough fraud as staff admit contacting colleagues and completing work during leave.