Monthly Archives: July 2016

Whistleblowing and unfair dismissals

Workers that ‘blow the whistle’ on malpractices by their employers are provided additional legal protections under the Employment Rights Act 1996. They must not be subjected to any detriment by their employer on the grounds that they have made a … Continue reading

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From Safe Harbour to Privacy Shield: what you need to know

On 12 July 2016, the European Commission adopted the ‘Privacy Shield’, a new framework for transatlantic data transfers. The EU-US Privacy Shield is the successor of Safe Harbour, which had been declared invalid by the Court of Justice of the … Continue reading

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Brexit – the impact on employers in the UK

On 23 June 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU) in an historic vote. The legal implications of ‘Brexit’ are potentially significant but hinge on the specific mechanics of the exit, and the future model Britain’s relationship with … Continue reading

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