data protection, privacy

ICO publishes Personal Data Guidance for UK Organisations

ICO publishes Personal Data Guidance for UK Organisations The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has published detailed guidance for UK organisations on determining what is personal data under the GDPR. The guidance helps organisations identify when they are processing personal data and when their obligations to comply with the provisions of the GDPR apply.  Furthermore, the guidance demonstrates how organisations…

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sheffield hallam university

Zero-hours, part-time lecturer employed on same contract as permanent, full-time lecturer

Zero-hours, part-time lecturer employed on the same type of contract as permanent, full-time lecturer The Claimant, Mr Roddis, was employed by Sheffield Hallam University on a zero-hours contract as a part-time associate lecturer.  He brought a claim under the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, comparing himself to a permanent full-time lecturer.…

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ministry of justice

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics: Jan-Mar 2018

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics January – March 2018 The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly statistics for the period January – March 2018.   21% of all tribunal receipts were Employment Tribunal’s (ET). Overall receipts decreased 9% compared to January to March 2017, driven by a a 40% decrease in ET (multiple claim) receipts.  However, ET…

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Pimlico Plumbers

Pimlico Plumbers’ Supreme Court defeat

Pimlico Plumbers’ Supreme Court defeat The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a plumber who brought a case against his former employer, Pimlico Plumbers. The Supreme Court dismissed Pilmico’s appeal and upheld the decision that Mr Smith was in fact a ‘worker’ and should therefore be entitled to holiday pay and other basic workers’…

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