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Upcoming Employment Law Changes 2017/2018

There are a number of important employment law changes coming up. These include the following:- Gender Pay Gap Reporting The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 came in to force from the 6th April 2017. Under these regulations, all organisations who employ 250 or more people are required to report on gender […]

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Employment Law, Cyber Security, And Data Protection

Prevention is better than cure as they say! And that is certainly the case with cyber security and data protection. This has implications for employment law. The WannaCry ransomware attack that crippled the IT systems of many organisations, including those of the NHS, once again highlights the importance of cyber security and data protection. Furthermore, […]

Man Convicted of Taking Client Information To New Employer

Mark Lloyd, a former employee of Acorn Waste Management, Shropshire, has been prosecuted by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1998 Mr Lloyd pleaded guilty at Telford Magistrates Court to having emailed information about 957 client’s to his personal email address when he left Acorn to take up a […]