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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.

Belief in Scottish Independence protected by the Equality Act 2010

An employment tribunal has ruled that a belief in Scottish independence qualifies as a “philosophical belief” under The Equality Act 2010 and accordingly benefits from the anti-discrimination protections of the Act.

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Enforcing the GDPR

Since the introduction of the GDPR in May 2018, the Information Commissioner (ICO) has yet to take action in relation to any complaints under the new rules, with most of its recent enforcement decisions relating to matters which occurred before the GDPR came into force.

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Sexual harassment; recommendations for further workplace protection

Westminster’s Women and Equalities Committee has now produced its report on sexual harassment in the workplace after a six-month investigation.

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Personal Licence Renewals: A Rollercoaster Ride

Personal Licence renewals

In a recent blog we flagged concerns that applications to renew over 50,000 personal licences threatened to swamp Licensing Boards’ resources - a tsunami that could wash away thousands of licences and result in business closures.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Employment References

Employers and employees alike will often ask for advice in relation to references after an employment relationship has ended. This is an issue we are often asked about and it is surprising how often some common misconceptions arise.

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