Data Protection, GDPR

UK Data Protection Laws – Repeal of DPA 1998

UK Data Protection Laws – Repeal of DPA 1998 The Data Protection Bill and the GDPR – how does it work? The Data Protection Bill (“the Bill”) will replace the 1998 Data Protection Act to provide a comprehensive legal framework for data protection in the UK. It will be supplemented by the European General Data…

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Human trafficking

Slavery and Human Trafficking in Supply Chains

Slavery and Human Trafficking in Supply Chains Guidance for businesses On the 4th October, the Government updated the statutory guidance for employers on how to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in their business. The guidance provides details on: Who is required to publish a statement How to write a slavery…

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Employment Appeal Tribunal

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics: Apr-Jun 2017

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics April – June 2017   The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly statistics or the period April to June 2017.   We have summarised the main points below: 13% of all tribunal receipts were Employment Tribunal’s (ET). 4,241 single claims were received, an increase of 2% on the same quarter of 2016. 9,518…

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Acas Support premature and sick babies

Acas Support for Parents with Premature or Sick Babies

Acas Support for Parents with Premature or Sick Babies Acas has published new guidance to assist employers in supporting staff that have given birth to premature or ill babies. In March 2017, the Government committed to drawing up new guidance to support working mothers of premature babies. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy worked together with…

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