In this week’s edition of our ‘Countdown to the GDPR’ blog series, we consider the impact the GDPR will have on data retention within your business and the benefit of having a GDPR compliant Data Retention and Destruction Policy. 25 May – when the GDPR comes into force – is getting ever-closer, but your business still has time to comply!
As you should know, data protection law in the UK is changing on 25th May 2018 with the General Data Protection Regulations (the GDPR). Our GDPR hub has lots of useful information in relation to this. With fines of up to 20 million euros or 4% of annual worldwide turnover (whichever is greater), it is important that employers get this right.
In Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali  UKEAT/0161/17/BA, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) this week determined that it is not direct sex discrimination for employers to pay enhanced maternity pay during maternity leave while paying employees taking shared parental leave at a lower rate.
This week we consider the impact the GDPR will have on contracts between controllers and processors and what steps your business can take to comply – for some more helpful hints, please read on. Every week that passes brings us closer to 25 May, when the GDPR will come into force. Act now and prepare your business for the GDPR!
We are pleased to welcome you to the first edition of MacRoberts Food & Drink Newsletter. In this quarterly newsletter, we round up and analyse some of the key, headline-hitting issues for businesses in the food and drink industry.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will bring with it greatly enhanced rights for data subjects. In this blog, we continue to explore the impact that GDPR may have on your business and some practical steps you can take to prepare. There is still time to comply!
In its April Employment-related Securities Bulletin (issued on Wednesday 4th April), HM Revenue & Customs included news that the EU state aid approval of Enterprise Management Incentives share options had not yet been renewed and would not be renewed prior to it lapsing today (6th April 2018). EMI options receive a number of generous tax advantages, which can only be provided while that EU approval remains in force.
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This recent decision of the Court of Session demonstrates the importance of ensuring that Exclusion Clauses make sense in terms of the contract overall. If not, there will be uncertain results as the court may use the factual background along with commercial common sense to interpret the clauses.
The Pensions Regulator has announced that it is prosecuting a recruitment firm and members of its board and senior staff under computer misuse laws, for allegedly opting staff out of its auto-enrolment pension scheme without the employees’ knowledge.
The Insolvency Service has written to four former directors of the BHS group, including Dominic Chappell, confirming that it is bringing proceedings to have them disqualified from running or controlling companies for up to 15 years.