The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) are regulations intended to improve energy efficiency standards in both commercial and residential properties. Compliance with MEES is a legal requirement under the Energy Act 2011. This article will focus on the current MEES regime and how it relates to commercial properties in England and Wales alone. Properties in Scotland are subject to different conditions.
The European Data Protection Board has opened a public consultation in relation to one of its guidelines on personal data breach notification under the GDPR.
Clarkslegal is pleased to announce that we are now a proud member of the Employee Ownership Association (EOA).
Research of Tommy’s (a UK charity researching the causes and prevention of pregnancy complications, miscarriage, stillbirth, premature birth and neonatal death) found that sadly it is estimated that 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss1.
In April to June 2021, three in four mothers with dependent children were in work in the UK. This was the highest level reached in the equivalent quarter over 20 years. During the same period, 92.1% of fathers were employed.
Most workers today have come from a background where, rightfully so, work was synonymous with place. We have all been used to the idea of going to and coming from a workplace.
From 1 October 2022, the UK Government will introduce changes to the acceptable ways for employers to conduct right to work checks for both new and existing employees.
The Data Protection and Digital Information Bill ('DPDI Bill') was due to have its second reading in Parliament on 5 September 2022. The aim of the Bill was to update the UK’s data protection framework.