Data protection and privacy laws affect all organisations, and the consequences of non-compliance can be serious. Clarkslegal’s Data Protection Solicitors Melanie Pimenta and Amanda Glover explain what data breaches are, how they can be risk assessed and an organisation’s obligation to report data breaches.
It’s an interesting time to pick up on this topic because the ICO is promoting a back to basics focus on data security, so it’s an area where we’ve seen more guidance and also more enforcement action.
Find out more about how our Privacy and Data protection team can support businesses on a broad range of data protection and privacy issues.
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- 08 August 2022
- Privacy and Data Protection
New guidance on the UK Binding Corporate Rules
On 25 July 2022, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published guidance and revised application forms and tables to simplify the UK Binding Corporate Rules (UK BCRs) approval process for controllers and processors.
- 05 August 2022
Claiming for the cost of replacing cladding
Much attention and concern has focussed on the use of combustible cladding in high rise buildings since the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017 where a fire destroyed the 24-storey block of flats in North Kensington and 72 people died.
- 03 August 2022
Atypical workers: Holiday not based on hours worked
Calculating holiday leave and pay for atypical workers has always been a complex topic. Previously many organisations ‘rolled up’ holiday pay for such workers meaning that they received enhanced salary instead of leave, but this was ruled unlawful following a decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in 2006.
- 02 August 2022
No implied term protecting against firing and re-hiring
Employers seeking to make changes to employees’ contracts usually do so in one of three ways. In the recent case of Tesco Stores Ltd v USDAW and ors, the Court of Appeal has allowed Tesco’s appeal against the High Court’s decision to grant an injunction restraining it from firing and rehiring employees in order to remove a ‘permanent’ contractual entitlement to enhanced pay.
- 01 August 2022
How to undertake a fair redundancy
Recently, many employers have been considering restructuring their business. Listen to Melanie Pimenta, Senior Solicitor at Clarkslegal explore the considerations when undertaking a fair redundancy process.