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Think before you link: website linking and copyright infringement

European Union, United Kingdom - August 2 2017 One of the many marvels of the internet is the ability to surf infinitely between websites to seek information needed. One way that website owners

Water company left in deep water with duty of care claim

United Kingdom - August 3 2017 Previously, in Marcic v Thames Water, the House of Lords denied the existence of a duty of care by water companies to a private landowner for flooding

New Data Protection Bill confirms GDPR will be brought into UK domestic law

United Kingdom - August 10 2017 The government has this week published a statement of intent as to the domestic data protection legislation which it plans to bring into effect over

Employees could increase their holiday pay through voluntary overtime

United Kingdom, USA - August 3 2017 The Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided that if employees are paid for overtime, this should be taken into account when paying holiday pay. This

How should hospitality managers and property owners handle property damage caused by guests?

United Kingdom - January 16 2014 In the first instance it is prudent to ensure that insurance cover is in place for the property and liability risks concerned be it a major event to

New Data Protection Bill confirms GDPR will be brought into UK domestic law

United Kingdom - August 10 2017 The government has this week published a statement of intent as to the domestic data protection legislation which it plans to bring into effect over

IBM appeal successful: cost saving measures allowed following rationality test

United Kingdom - August 8 2017 The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by IBM against the High Court over changes it sought to make to the defined benefit (DB) parts of its two

Employees could increase their holiday pay through voluntary overtime

United Kingdom, USA - August 3 2017 The Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided that if employees are paid for overtime, this should be taken into account when paying holiday pay. This

Water company left in deep water with duty of care claim

United Kingdom - August 3 2017 Previously, in Marcic v Thames Water, the House of Lords denied the existence of a duty of care by water companies to a private landowner for flooding

Stars in the headlines: Media agency sets precedent for transparency commitment

United Kingdom - August 2 2017 Media agencies are currently facing an uphill battle as they try to combat the negativity and cynicism surrounding digital agency practices and regain