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Planning ahead: competition law knocks at the door of the planning regime
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2009

On 2 October the Competition Commission (CC) re-iterated its recommendation to the UK Government and the devolved administrations that they should take the necessary steps to introduce a competition test in planning decisions involving large grocery developments


Information Tribunal orders Ofcom to release mobile phone masts data
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2007

After the concerns of the Stewart Report on the health risks of electro-magnetic waves emanating from mobile phone base stations, Ofcom has been receiving data from "Mobile Network Operators," or "MNOs," on their mobile phone masts


Wi-Fi security
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2007

In 2005 an individual was fined £500 and sentenced to 12 months conditional discharge for use of a private wireless internet connection without consent


Information Commissioner's Office consulting on CCTV Code of Practice
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2007

The Information Commissioner's Office is consulting on a new draft Code of Practice for CCTV operators that will ensure compliance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998


What happens at a party conference?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2007

Party conferences are a crucial time in which ministers, special advisors, backbench MPs, MSPs, Members of the Welsh Assembly, local councillors and other stakeholders are brought together to thrash out policies, set priorities, swap gossip, discuss the latest intrigues and normally party into the early hours


TUPE - service provision change
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2007

The first report of a tribunal decision regarding what amounts to a service provision change under the TUPE Regulations 2006 has appeared - Hunt v (1) Storm Communications Ltd (2) Wild Card Public Relations Ltd (3) Brown Brothers Wine (Europe) Ltd


Behind the scenes: parliamentary relations at Scottish Enterprise
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2007

The role of the Scottish Enterprise Parliamentary Team is to encourage closer working relationships between Scottish Enterprise (SE) and the Scottish Parliament, Westminster Parliament and the European Parliament to the benefit of the Scottish economy and to ensure a greater understanding of SE’s role in economic development


ICANN Strategic Plan consultation enters second phase
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2007

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) are currently developing their three-year Strategic Plan, which is reviewed and updated annually


Age discrimination employee loses claim where employer follows the retirement notification procedure
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2007

In Holmes v Active Sensors Ltd, the employer had correctly followed the retirement notification procedure and therefore the employee who was retired at the age of 65 lost his age discrimination claim


Statutory dismissal procedures verbal notification of right to appeal was sufficient
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2007

The EAT decided, in the case of Apuit (Edinburgh) Ltd v Kennedy EAT005706, that it is not a requirement of the statutory dismissal and disciplinary procedures for the employer to notify an employee of the right of appeal in writing