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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...

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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...

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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Newsletter Issue 100

Governance: EHRC ‘Freedom of Expression’ guide for HEIs; No Deal Brexit guidance for HEIs
Charity: IoF issues new guide on telephone fundraising; FPS: shorter timescale for suppression requests
Employment: GEO gender pay gap guidance; Consultation on extending redundancy protection for women and new parents
Procurement: New Brexit guidance and further regulations
FAQ: Procurement What is the GPA? Read Full Article…

EHRC inquiry: Racial harassment in higher education

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have launched an inquiry into ‘Racial Harassment in publicly funded Higher Education Institutions in Great Britain’.  The inquiry is being conducted under section 16 and schedule 2 of the Equality Act 2006. Details of...