LHS Insights

Delayed dismissal resulted in claim of discrimination

Working time may now include time spent at home on standby

What is the Data Protection Bill?

March 14, 2018 | Amanda Boyd

Fragmentation of work resulted in no TUPE transfer

In a recent EAT case a judge ruled that when an outgoing care service provider’s work was fragmented across several incoming care service providers, there was no TUPE transfer of the original care service to the incoming service providers.

March 08, 2018 | Rianda Markram

35 years’ imprisonment for fraudulent “copycat” websites

The National Trading Standards eCrime Team successfully brought prosecutions against the individuals which defrauded UK consumers out of over £37 million by operating fraudulent "copycat" websites.

March 05, 2018 | Rianda Markram

New Code of Practice for product safety recall

The Office for Product Safety and Standards and the British Standards Institution (BSI) have joined forces to publish the first government-backed voluntary Code of Practice for product safety recall in the UK.

February 22, 2018 | Rianda Markram

ICO prosecution after company ignores an Enforcement Notice

Being liable for a substantial fine will usually ensure that a company’s unlawful conduct is brought to an end. This was not the case for one Welsh company.

February 21, 2018 | Rianda Markram

The question of when to start calculating a limitation period

Do you know that court claims must be brought within specific time periods depending on the nature of the claim? In several cases this time period is 6 six years. This often raises the question, when do you start counting the six years?