Business use of personal data

Business use of personal data

As lockdown restrictions start to ease and businesses begin to reopen, the Information Commissioner’s Office has set out the key steps organisations need to take around the use of personal data. Businesses must now be even more responsible with people’s personal data...
Employment rights for domestic abuse survivors

Employment rights for domestic abuse survivors

The Government has launched a review of employment rights for survivors of domestic abuse to determine what actions can be taken to help these individuals in the workplace. The review forms part of the Government’s wider approach to combat domestic abuse and seeks...
Guidance on homeworking

Guidance on homeworking

The Information Commissioner’s Office has published guidance on homeworking to help organisations understand the security risks and the measures they should implement to mitigate them.   This includes an IT security checklist, best practices on when using...
When a clearly drafted contract is not enough.

When a clearly drafted contract is not enough.

When a clearly drafted contract is not enough. It goes without saying that any agreement should be clearly drafted. By that we mean that that the contents of that sheet of paper (or lever arch file!) should be easy to understand and record exactly what has been agreed...
Do You Own Your Idea?

Do You Own Your Idea?

Do You Own Your Idea? For those of us who are of more mature years, we remember a time where emails were written without the insertion of a single emoji. Nowadays, emojis are everywhere. Communication by WhatsApp and Snapchat are often more emoji than writing. Given...
How to choose the right contracts adviser

How to choose the right contracts adviser

How to choose the right contracts adviser It’s often a challenge for businesses, especially science and technology companies, to find the ‘right’ contracts adviser in a specialist field. Someone who ticks all (or at least most) of the boxes. This is particularly so...