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26
Jul 2021

Section: Employer Services

Surfacing Driver Takes One for The Road

Many employers have seen a reduction in sickness instances over the last sixteen months of the pandemic; furlough, flexible working and operating from home are significant contributing factors to this positive development.  A more fluid approach to work continues to improve the physical and mental well-being of the employee, and innovations in the support offered…

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22
Jul 2021

Section: Wills & Probate

Lasting Powers of Attorney Update

The government have just announced that they are beginning a 12-week consultation from the 20th of July to mid-October to consider the process of creating Lasting Powers of Attorney. It is the intention to review the position to make the system safer and more secure. In addition, paper-based Powers of Attorney have been in situ…

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20
Jul 2021

Employee Spotlight – Peter Harling

Each colleague at Chadwick Lawrence is a valuable member of the team, and we want to showcase each individual behind the Chadwick Lawrence wheel. In this Q&A, we’re finding out more about Peter Harling, a Partner at the firm. Getting to know about his first jobs and how he became a solicitor at Chadwick Lawrence……

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20
Jul 2021

Section: Regulatory Services

The ICO Investigate Alleged Data Breach on Department of Health and Social Care CCTV

The Information Commissioner’s Office has confirmed that it is investigating an alleged data breach of CCTV images which involved the then Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Mr Matt Hancock, leading to headline news.   The CCTV images were published by The Sun newspaper on 25 June 2021 by an individual/(s) obtaining the…

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12
Jul 2021

Section: Employer Services

The “Kost” of Bargaining Behind the Unions’ Back?

Collective bargaining describes the process by which workers negotiate terms of employment, through their union representatives; unions will most likely pre-negotiate, before negotiating and attempting to reach contractual agreement on a particular matter.  This process is pro-employee and certainly gives a voice to workers in the betterment of their wages and working conditions.  As well…

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08
Jul 2021

Section: Regulatory Services

Adequacy Decision Granted by EU to UK

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport announced on 28 June 2021 that the European Union has adopted an Adequacy Decision which will allow data to “continue flowing freely into the UK”.   This is excellent news for businesses and follows over one year of negotiation between the European Union and the UK Government. …

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