The Data Protection Act 1998 came into force on 1st March 2000. Sarah Maile examines the case of Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing to assess whether, 15 years on, there is still a legitimate interest in an employee having access to their personal data or has the system opened itself up to abuse?
Posted on: 22 December 2015
Lawyers to be replaced by robots? It would be fairly straightforward to programme BB8 with software which would enable him to review documents for the purpose of disclosure.. However, one may be hit with an issue when it comes to advocacy if his defence is to roll away and hid.
The Christmas party is a great way to give employees the chance to socialise and celebrate their hard work and accomplishments. There is however, always a risk that the conduct of employees may result in unpleasant disputes and tribunal claims, particularly when excessive drinking is involved.....
‘I’ve just made a deal that will keep the Empire out of here forever’... The first approved DPA in England was made on 30 November 2015. The Serious Fraud Office hailed the Bank to be ‘courageous’ in its early cooperation, but in the words of Luke Skywalker... “I have a bad feeling about this”.
Those responsible for writing the Galactic Empire’s corporate social responsibility policy might wish to contemplate the level of fine that could be incurred if the incident of the clumsy, head-bumping stormtrooper had come within the jurisdiction of the UK’s Health and Safety legislation.
One thing that our world and the Star Wars galaxy both have in common is the importance of well functioning and comprehensive, coherent IT. It is clearly evident that the Galactic Senate had no such thing. Geoff Mendelsohn advises the Senate on the best practice for implementing an IT system….
A DPA is a voluntary agreement between a prosecutor and a commercial organisation whereby, in return for complying with a range of stringent conditions, the prosecutor will defer a criminal prosecution. It is not regarded as an alternative to prosecution but it is a conditional deferred prosecution.