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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.
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Two weeks ago the Scottish Government published emergency legislation which gives all personal licence holders some breathing space in relation to renewals and refresher training deadlines.As a result of the Coronavirus (Scotland), Act 2020 personal
We previously wrote a blog looking at a court decision in WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants, which found that Morrisons were liable to pay compensation for breaches of data protection caused by a ‘rogue’ employee with a grudge. The Su
The legal sector in Scotland is currently experiencing an unprecedented time but despite this, you should be aware that systems have been put in place to ensure that your personal legal affairs can continue to be managed.One of the matters that this
In our blog posted on 27th March, we gave an overview on what the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the scheme”) meant in practice. The government’s initial guidance on the scheme was welcome but contained a number of gaps which created
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Businesses processing personal data need to keep protection of customer and employee data at the front of continuity planning as they tackle the coronavirus threat. Home working, cyber fraud and employee confidentiality will challenge businesses tryi
On Friday 20th March 2020 the government announced the introduction of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This will see the government take on the obligation to pay part of employees’ salary where those employees that would otherwise have been laid of
As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe, the government is urging all employees and workers who are able to work from home. While working from home is not uncommon for some, there are many for whom this will be an entirely new way of working
On Friday the government announced a never before seen scheme which will see it intervene in the employment relationship between employer and employee. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will see the government take on the obligation to pay part of
As the number of COVID-19 cases globally and in the UK continues to increase, employers may be wondering what measures they should be taking and what rights their employees have. A number of workplace related issues have been reported in the media, a
As we face worldwide uncertainty because of Coronavirus (COVID-19), providing continued legal services to our clients at the same time as protecting the health and well-being of Miller Samuel Hill Brown employees are our top priorities. We are t