Newsletter Issue 110

The topics covered in this issue include: Employment: The Supreme Court holds Employer not vicariously liable for data breach by employee; 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.
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Newsletter Issue 109

The topics covered in this issue are as follows: Employment: EHRC publishes guidance on harassment and victimisation in workplace Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 ACAS guidance for employers on the use of non-disclosure agreements Data protection: ICO issues statement on data protection and Brexit implementation Amendment of Guidance on Timescales for compliance with DSARs Procurement: Revised Procurement Thresholds from 1 January 2020 Equality: Employment Tribunal: ethical veganism protected belief under Equality Act 2010 FAQ: Property When does the Tenant Fees Act 2019 fully come into force?  

Newsletter Issue 108

The topics covered in this issue are as follows: Data protection: ICO accountability consultation Charity: Charity Commission issues updated safeguarding guidance Charity Commission and anti-cybercrime agency publish report and guidance Employment: EHRC guidance on confidentiality agreements in discrimination cases  Governance: EHRC report on racial harassment FAQ: Employment Are employers liable for third-party harassment?

Newsletter Issue 107

The following topics are covered in this newsletter:
Governance: OfS and standard contract template; UUK guidance on dangers of initiations
Procurement: OJEU notices and ineffectiveness claims
Data Protection: Right to be forgotten
Employment: NI Court of Appeal: reasonable adjustments and autism
FAQ Equality: What is a belief for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010?
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Newsletter 106

Charity: Charity Commission updates guidance on exempt charities
Data protection: Updated guidance on timescales for responding to SARs
Employment: Court of Appeal – holiday for part-year workers not subject to pro rata reduction; Good work plan – one-sided flexibility
Equality: Women and Equalities Committee report: Enforcing the Equality Act 2010 and the role of the EHRC
Procurement: Time limit for claims and disclosure obligations
FAQ: Commercial Agreements – What is a ‘termination for damage to reputation’ clause?
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Newsletter Issue 105

The topics covered in this newsletter are as follows: 
Data protection: ICO data sharing code of practice
Governance: OfS publishes Annual Report and Accounts 2018-2019; OfS guide on access and participation plans; Home Office response to Modern Slavery Act review
Commercial agreements: Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013: BEIS publishes first statutory report
Employment: Government launch consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace; Good work plan – single enforcement body
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