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06 September 2017
Monitoring an employee’s personal correspondence at work was a breach of human rights, according to a new ruling by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”). This reverses the ECtHR’s previous judgment in the same case in January 2016.
05 September 2017
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has ruled that individuals working in Asda’s retail stores can compare themselves with distribution centre workers in claims for equal pay.
Press05 September 2017
Employment Partner, Laura Farnsworth has written an article for WeAreTheCity which discusses the challenges and priorities for female lawyers returning back to work from maternity leave.
04 September 2017
The Government has recently announced it will take forward a number of proposals for corporate governance reform relating to employment. Media reports have focused on the watering down of earlier plans for worker representation on boards, which has predictably been attacked by unions.
Press01 September 2017
Iain McDonald has commented in an article for the the Financial Times Wealth which discusses the rise of Fantasy Football and where all the money went. Iain’s comments suggest it would take a new methodology before Fantasy Football’s intellectual property could be protected.
Press31 August 2017
Delighted that our video "11 things you must do to prepare for GDPR” has been mentioned in The Times' Law Brief column by Edward Fennell.
25 August 2017
Cliff Fluet will be speaking at two events on The Role of AI and VR in Today's Music Industry and The Controversy Between Copyright Owners and Users, for the German Association of Independant Music Companies. Both events will be taking place on Friday 22 September 2017.
Colin Leckey comments for People Management: Tribunal fees are finished – and here’s what happens next
Press24 August 2017
Colin Leckey has commented in an article for People Management which discusses the Supreme Courts decision to deem tribunal fees unlawful and what the consequences of this are likely to be.
Dr. Nathalie Moreno comments for Compliance Week: U.K. considering proposals to enforce better cyber-security23 August 2017
Dr. Nathalie Moreno has commented in an article for Compliance Week on the news that the UK is considering fining organisations that supply “essential” services, but which fail to implement “effective” cyber-security measures, as much as much as £17m (U.S.$22m) or 4 percent of global turnover as part of plans to make the United Kingdom “safe, secure and resilient” from cyber-attacks.
Press23 August 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lawyer Monthly on the Governments new position paper on Brexit and the Irish border issue following their statement of not wanting to establish a manned EU-UK border.
Simon Morrissey comments for Information Age: Business directors severely lack cyber attack training - UK Gov22 August 2017
Simon Morrissey has commented in an article for Information Age on the minimal amount of training directors around the UK have on cyber attacks which are a growing threat to businesses.
22 August 2017
On 10 August 2017 changes to the immigration rules came into force which will have wide implications for British citizens wanting to bring family members to join them in the UK.
James Davies & Michael Burd write for Management Today Magazine: What new bereavement rules could mean for your business
Press18 August 2017
James Davies and Michael Burd have written a piece for Management Today Magazine which discusses what new bereavement rules could mean for business'.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: Brexit: No border infrastructure in Northern Ireland may be 'wishful thinking'
Press17 August 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lexis Nexis which focuses on the the UK governments proposal of no physical infrastructure at the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.
15 August 2017
Ali Vaziri has written an article for Cycling Industry News which discusses privacy and data protection considerations when using wearable cameras and sharing footage.
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Press Release14 August 2017
Lewis Silkin is delighted to have been selected as one of the 11 panel firms, known as the ‘Sainsbury’s Legal Community’ following the three yearly review of firms and competitive tender.
14 August 2017
With the Government’s announcement in June of its plan for EU migrants following Brexit, many UK employers are struggling to understand the potential effects of its proposal on employees who are EEA nationals or family members of EEA nationals.
Press Release11 August 2017
Hire of Koichiro Nakada and Yoko Nakada extends focus on Asia-Pacific region.
Deal11 August 2017
Partner David Willbe advises Gravity Industries on investment from renowned American venture capitalists Tim and Adam Draper.