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
FAQ: Employment – Is a covert recording by an employee a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence? Read Full Article…

Newsletter Issue 104

Charity: Updated guidance on reporting serious incidents; Charity Commission and OFS: Memorandum of Understanding; New Fundraising Code published
Governance: Consultation on Companies House; Government response to report on Bribery Act 2010
Employment: Dismissal for proselytising at work; Enhanced shared parental pay and discrimination
Procurement: Cabinet Office publishes Procurement Policy Note 03/19
FAQ: Employment – Is there a breach of Article 8 of the ECHR if, to dismiss an employee, an employer relies on material found on employee’s phone by the police? Read Full Article…

Newsletter Issue 103

In this newsletter, the following topics are covered: Property: Tenant Fees Act 2019 New regulations and codes of practice for educational establishment housing Charity: Guidance for charities with a connection with a non-charity Governance: Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015: Final Report Procurement: Abandonment decision and claims Employment: EAT: Compensation for failure to provide rest breaks can include award for personal injury Data Protection: ICO certification schemes and codes of conduct FAQ: Tax Is there a VAT exemption for commercial providers of education?  

Newsletter Issue 102

This month, the newsletter covers the following topics: Governance: UUK and NUS: report on BAME student achievement UUK guidance on sexual misconduct Employment: High Court: employer not responsible for injury at Christmas party Internal disciplinary proceedings and criminal proceedings Consultation on redundancy protection for new parents No change to right to work checks for EU nationals until 2021 Equality: Discrimination arising from disability and mistaken belief Data protection: EDPB guidelines on processing personal data in the context of online services FAQ: Freedom of information Are anonymised research data, personal data exempt from disclosure under FOIA?

Newsletter Issue 101

Data protection: Tribunal decides on ICO Information Notice under DPA 2018
Commercial agreements: BEIS call for evidence on the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013
Employment: Government consultation on confidentiality clauses and workplace harassment or discrimination
Governance: Small businesses and productivity: Government response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s Report
Bribery Act 2010: post-legislative scrutiny
FAQ: Governance: Is there any guidance on how to make a ‘modern slavery statement’ under section 54 (Transparency in Supply Chains) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015?
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