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New law on using personal data

New legislation will greatly increase the compliance burden on employers when they manage employee personal information. Failure to comply can result in a maximum fine of 4% of their organisation’s global turnover. Employers will now have to use clear language … More

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Supreme court rules it’s discrimination even if you don’t know why

A ground-breaking court case ruled that employers will be guilty of discrimination even if they do not know why their procedures are at fault. The case was Essop -V- Home Office, and the court looked at ‘indirect discrimination’, where an … More

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Damages awarded must equal damage inflicted

An investment firm won their £15m legal claim for stolen data by two former employees but was only awarded £2. In Marathon Asset Management LLP & Ors v Seddon & Ors 2017, the Honourable Mr Justice Leggatt, last week (28 … More

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