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How have firms implemented the FCA's whistleblowing rules and what improvements are needed?

United Kingdom - November 22 2018 Two years ago the FCA and PRA introduced stringent whistleblowing rules for financial institutions. The FCA has recently conducted a review into how a...


Vicarious liability: employer held liable for employee's deliberate and malicious data breach

United Kingdom - November 6 2018 The Court of Appeal has held an employer liable for a deliberate data breach by an employee whose motivation for committing the breach was to cause...


Vicarious liability: employer liable for violent conduct of senior employee at an unofficial work drinks party

United Kingdom - November 6 2018 The Court of Appeal has allowed the Claimant’s appeal in Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited, finding that the employer was vicariously liable...


Budget 2018: points for employment lawyers and HR

United Kingdom - November 6 2018 We briefly round up the key points of interest for employment lawyers and HR from the Budget presented to Parliament on 29 October 2018. Employer's...


Whistleblowing: co-workers personally liable for post-dismissal losses flowing from pre-dismissal detriment

United Kingdom - November 6 2018 The Court of Appeal has held that an employee was not prohibited from bringing a claim against his co-workers based on pre-dismissal detriment actions...