October 2012 Archive

Squatters - The new law

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Squatting became a criminal offence on 1 September 2012 and already housing providers have been making use of this new remedy. More …

ICO issues new guidance on deleting personal data

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The collection, storage and use of personal data in the UK is governed by the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). DPA compliance is policed by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). More …

GCSE grade boundary controversy CSE

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It has been a matter of significant public exposure that this year's GCSE results, particularly those in English Language and English Literature, have proved extremely controversial. More …

Service provision changes – When will employees follow the work?

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When work is undertaken by a new service provider (that is to say, it is outsourced, brought in-house, or a contract is reassigned), the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) may apply, provided that certain conditions are met. More …

Technology and Construction Court considers enforceability of limitation of liability clause and scope of a project manager's duties

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It is not uncommon for suppliers, service providers and other professionals to include provisions in their terms of business limiting their liability if something goes wrong. More …