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We recently acted for Scottish-based PMP – an independent consultancy providing specialist commercial property advice – in securing a five-year lease in Manchester, the company’s first permanent office location in England.
The French data protection regulator, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Liberties (CNIL), has levied a fine of €50 million against technology giant Google for breaches of the GDPR.
SMEs looking to grow in 2019 have been warned to ensure their cyber security credentials stand up to scrutiny or risk losing hard-won business.
A mandatory pilot scheme for disclosure, part of the wider court modernisation process, has commenced in the Business and Property Courts, requiring a change to how a party discloses documents in commercial disputes.
Case review 11/12/2018
A recent decision by the High Court takes a common sense approach to liability, despite breaches of duty by the defendant.
Companies are increasingly questioning why their contracts and customer and supplier interactions cannot be entirely paperless. Whilst legislation and case law would suggest that it is possible, uncertainty remains around the legal status of e-signatures, especially where legislation requires a document to be ‘signed’ or executed as a deed.
Brexit provides economic threats to exporters, with such things as higher tariffs, and stricter border checks and packaging regulations.
The escalation of terror attacks and the methods employed have changed dramatically over recent years and the UK government and insurers are hastily adapting policies and legislation to reflect the evolving nature of this risk.
We are advising employers to be sure of the law around working in higher temperatures, as employees across the country sweat it out during the UK heatwave.
People have been surprised by the freedom with which they can use social media to express uninhibited, unrestrained and carefree commentary on any topic. But channels that at first seemed so easy and cost so little to participate have been 'weaponised' to damage feelings and reputations