The Grange Trust (“the Trust”) was formed in 1882 to hold property for a number of sports clubs including Edinburgh Academical Cricket Club (“the Club”).
The decision in Trustees of the Grange Trust v City of Edinburgh Council is notable for two points: (i) the question of title and interest to sue and (ii) the extent of a road under Scots law. For comment re the title question, please click here. This update will focus on the issues that the court dealt with in relation to the second question, and, in particular, whether a boundary wall formed part of the “road”.
The Supreme Court has decided that employment tribunal fees were unlawful and are abolished with immediate effect. Since fees were introduced in 2013 there had been a 70-80% drop in the number of tribunal claims. Employers should prepare for a reverse in that trend with the reversal of fees.
The Government, after announcing a new UK Data Protection Bill during the Queens Speech, have now published a Statement of Intent setting out the main details of the proposed Data Protection Bill to be put to Parliament in September. In this blog, we highlight the main changes the Bill proposes to bring into Data Protection Law in the UK, as well as contrasting these changes with the GDPR.
During the Queen’s speech on 21 June 2017, a new UK Data Protection Bill was announced, which will be introduced to Parliament in September. We have been focusing on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – an EU Regulation coming into force on 25 May 2018 – so what does this new UK Bill mean?
Part 7: Do you need to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO)?
Welcome to the final part of our blog series on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what it means for employers and HR teams. This blog will concentrate on the new rules on the appointment of Data Protection Officers (DPO) under the GDPR and how these will affect employers and HR teams.
Whilst July saw the busiest number of flights in and out of UK airports ever recorded, this week the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has also had a focus on holidays by confirming that regular payments for voluntary overtime had to be taken into account in calculating an employee’s holiday pay.
Part 6: Subject Access Requests under the GDPR – a real issue for employers?
In part 6 of our series on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what it means for employers and HR teams, we concentrate on the new rules on Subject Access Requests (SARs) under the GDPR and how these will affect employers and HR teams.