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Data Protection and Vicarious Liability

08 December 2017

On 1st December, the High Court of Justice issued its much anticipated decision in 'Various Applicants v Wm Morrisons Supermarkets plc', finding the supermarket chain liable for the unauthorised disclosure of personal data by one of their employees.

Freedom of information net closing on housing associations

08 December 2017

Yet another tier of administration recently hove into view on the social housing horizon. On 6 December 2017 the Scottish Government opened its consultation on a draft order that from April 2019 will designate Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and RSL subsidiaries as “public authorities” for the purposes of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Proving Discrimination – Claimant has the onus (again)

24 November 2017

In our blog ‘Defending unlawful discrimination claims: Beware!’ we noted that the Employment Appeal Tribunal had suggested that the rules on burden of proof under the Equality Act 2010 ought to differ from those under the predecessor legislation given the difference in wording.

Shut up and drive! The potential impact of driverless cars

16 November 2017

The Government is expected to introduce the new Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill this autumn to replace the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill which lapsed earlier this year. The new Bill has been designed to ‘smooth the road’ for driverless car technology and will include an extension of car insurance to cover the use of automated vehicles.

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