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Yearly Archives: 2019

When is an employee protected as a whistleblower?

Principal Solicitor, Paul McGowan The Employment Tribunal (“ET”) has considered whether an employee can rely upon whistleblower protection when they are considering making a protected disclosure but have not yet …

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Changes to time limit for Subject Access Requests

The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has recently changed its interpretation of the time limit to respond to a Subject Access Request (“SAR”). What is a Subject Access Request? Under the …

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Preventing the misuse of confidentiality clauses

Confidentiality clauses are often included in settlement agreements between employers and employees to prevent the disclosure of sensitive information. Although they can serve a useful and legitimate purpose for both …

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SAR Wars! (GDPR versus HR) – Masterclass 19 September 2019

Collingwood Legal is hosting a half-day SAR Wars! Masterclass on Thursday 19 September 2019 at Kingston Park Stadium. During the session we will assess: the impact of the General Data …

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What is “in the course of employment”?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in the case of Forbes v LHR Airport Ltd has considered whether an employer should be liable for harassment where one of its employees posts …

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