Markel Law Insights

Enhanced protection against redundancy for pregnant employees

Sick pay whilst working in additional employment

Regulatory update: sentencing very large commercial organisations – the trend

July 12, 2019 | Awani Patel

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

The Food Standards Agency has introduced new tools to help prepare your business to respond to a food incident. Read our blog to find out more.

June 20, 2019 | Rianda Markram

HMRC issued with enforcement notice

Special category data is personal data which the GDPR says is more sensitive, and so needs more protection. HMRC has fallen foul of GDPR and has received an enforcement notice as a result. Read out blog to find out why.

June 19, 2019 | Awani Patel

DVSA issue over 7,000 prohibition notices for HGVs

Between 2017 and 2018 the DVSA issued 7,111 prohibition notices on HGV vehicles, following mechanical roadside checks.

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.