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RICS – new statement on service charges in commercial property

Cyber Security: the importance of training

February 12, 2019 | Hannah Thomas

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

An 88-year-old hospital secretary has become the oldest person in the UK to win an age discrimination case after she was dismissed following complaints about her age and perceived “frailty”.

February 11, 2019 | Hannah Thomas

EU immigration after free movement ends, if there’s no deal

The Government has published new guidance on immigration rules to apply in the event of a “no deal” Brexit. This will be of particular interest to businesses that employ EU nationals or are likely to do so after the UK leaves the EU. In view of the immigration law changes, employers who are considering recruiting new staff from EU countries are advised to do so before the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 where practicable.

February 07, 2019 | Lauren Wilson

Providers who register multiple locations may be at risk of devastating enforcement powers by CQC

Providers will know that holding registration allows you to operate a service. Very simple, but what happens if you want to run two, or more services?

February 07, 2019 | Lauren Wilson

Standalone Substance Misuse Services

Do you know that the CQC now have the power to inspect and rate standalone substance misuse services?

January 21, 2019 | Rianda Markram

New ICO guidance and expected changes in data protection in 2019

2018 saw the introduction of far reaching data protection rules with the introduction of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. Most business owners spent hours researching the topic to ensure compliance with the new rules. It is, however, an evolving area of law. In this blog we discuss new guidance from the ICO on data impact assessments and we consider the expected changes in this area of law for 2019.