Markel Law Insights

New tools introduced to help with the recall or withdrawal of unsafe food

HMRC issued with enforcement notice

DVSA issue over 7,000 prohibition notices for HGVs

June 18, 2019 | Rianda Markram

Ban on harmful gender stereotypes in advertisements

CAP has published guidance on the new rule banning harmful gender stereotypes in advertisements. The guidance sets out what's likely to fall foul of the new rule on depictions of gender stereotypes. Read out blog to find out more.

June 18, 2019 | Hannah Thomas

Personal service is at the heart of the employment relationship

Under data protection legislation, individuals are entitled to a copy of personal data held about them. Individuals may obtain this by making a “subject access request”. However, there are some limited exemptions to disclosure in respect of certain types of personal data held. Read our blog to find out more.

June 17, 2019 | Hannah Thomas

Enhanced Shared Parental Leave Pay is not discriminatory

Shared parental leave entitles the parent not taking maternity leave to effectively share 50 weeks of any of the untaken leave. An issue that has come before the court is whether or not it is unlawful sex discrimination to pay men on shared parental leave less than women on maternity leave. Read our blog to find out more.

June 14, 2019 | Hannah Thomas

The exemption from disclosure for confidential employment references

Under data protection legislation, individuals are entitled to a copy of personal data held about them. Individuals may obtain this by making a “subject access request”. However, there are some limited exemptions to disclosure in respect of certain types of personal data held. Read our blog to find out more.

May 24, 2019 | Markel Law Insignts

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