Newsletter issue 111

The topics covered in this issue include: Employment: Self-isolation after contact tracing deemed incapacity for SSP; Breach of confidentiality clause did not entitle employer to cease settlement payments; ACAS publishes guidance on conducting disciplinary and grievance procedures during pandemic Data Protection: ICO: guidance for employers on Covid-19 workplace testing Equality: Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes COVID-19 guidance for employers Governance: OfS issues briefing note on supporting international students FAQ: Data Protection Is just being asked to confirm information is correct considered to be processing of personal data?

Newsletter issue 110

The topics covered in this issue include: Employment: Supreme Court: Employer not vicariously liable for data breach by employee; Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme opens; New Regulations come into force providing for SSP for those in isolation Data Protection: ICO publishes guidance on data protection compliance and Covid-19 Procurement: Cabinet Office: Guidance for contracting authorities on supplier payments during Covid-19 outbreak Governance: Office for Students: briefing note on student accommodation and Covid-19 FAQ: Property How useful are Force Majeure clauses in a student accommodation contract in situations like Covid-19?