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Love it or hate it, data protection will be a hot topic for businesses over the next 12 – 18 months, particularly with significant increases in fines for non-compliance looming on the horizon. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes...
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A recent prosecution by the Environment Agency highlights three issues for businesses with regards to waste material - not dealing properly with waste is a criminal offence – not having enough money and being ignorant of the law are no excuse; ...
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A manufacturing company was prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) after an employee was hit on the head by a heavy triple-glazed double door which was being unloaded at a construction site. The employee was knocked unconscious and...
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In January last year I wrote about the High Court declaring the DBS scheme unlawful. This is a link to my article which discusses the key facts and the judgement: The Disclosure and Debarring Service The Home Office appealed and the Court of Appeal gave...
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A company supplying building products online has been fined £55,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after an attacker accessed the unencrypted financial details of 669 customers including names, addresses, account numbers and...