What a post-GDPR world means for business – Four things that businesses need to be ready for

Now we all live in a post-GDPR world of data protection law, what does that really mean for businesses, and what do businesses really need to be looking out for and responding to?

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OTB Eveling Recognised in Latest Legal 500 and Chambers Rankings

We are delighted to report that OTB Eveling is again listed amongst the top law firms and solicitor rankings in the latest editions of the Legal 500 2018 and Chambers and Partners UK 2019 guides.

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Employee? Worker? Self-employed? Who knows.

The Supreme Court rules in the case of Pimlico Plumbers Ltd and another v Smith [2018] UKSC 29 There have been numerous cases over recent months regarding the gig economy and worker status, with a string of decisions confirming that, […]

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Gender Pay Reporting Revealed

The first deadline for companies with 250 or more employees to publish their gender pay gap figures has now passed. The data collected, whilst imperfect (not accounting for full time versus part time/long serving employees or comparing like for like […]

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Introduction to the GDPR

The GDPR will come into force on 25 May 2018 – regardless of Brexit – and the new regime will: Give individuals more rights over their data and the way it is used Impose more onerous obligations on businesses Introduce […]

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Now is the time to restructure your management team!

Only if you need to, of course… We are advising clients that if they are considering making changes to their senior team that may lead to expensive severance deals, then they should make those changes now if they hope to […]

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New Head of Employment joins OTB Eveling

OTB Eveling are delighted to announce the arrival of Matt Huddleson to lead our commercially focused employment team, significantly adding to our employment capability to support our niche corporate/commercial offering. Managing Partner, James Eveling, comments: “Matt’s appointment brings more experience […]

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Corporate Directorships – A change overdue?

Section 87 of The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 seeks to introduce a new section 156A into the Companies Act 2006. This provides that company directors must be natural persons and bans the appointment of any new corporate […]

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Employment News: Snell v Network Rail

Employee awarded damages of £28,321 for discriminatory shared parental leave policy. Since the introduction of shared parental leave in April 2015, there has been much debate as to whether offering an enhanced maternity pay scheme but only a statutory shared […]

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Landmark High Court ruling in relation to modern slavery

With the recent introduction of the requirement under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 for companies with a minimum turnover of £36 million to publish an annual slavery and human trafficking statement, the issue of modern slavery is gaining ever more […]

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