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Monkeypox: What is it and what are the risks?

Monkeypox: What is it and what are the risks?

Monkeypox is a virus which is endemic in Central and West Africa but there have been increasing numbers of cases reported, with potential community in ...

Modular Development

Modular Development

Gemma Leonard, Head of Residential at DAC Beachcroft, looks at the particular legal considerations around Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).  The b ...

EDPB adopts guidelines on the calculation of fines under the GDPR

EDPB adopts guidelines on the calculation of fines under the GDPR

On 16 May 2022, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) announced adopted Guidelines which are set to create a consistent methodology for European ...

Suspended sentence for former employee who lied in court

Suspended sentence for former employee who lied in court

Paravash Kiani a former travel agent who claimed she had been injured by a colleague who ‘stabbed’ her hand with a pen at work, has been sentenced to ...

The contract is king: coinsurance in project policy disputes

The contract is king: coinsurance in project policy disputes

In construction projects it is common to have a project policy to cover various members of the construction team.  However, it is dangerous to assume ...

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill  - The New Infrastructure Levy

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill - The New Infrastructure Levy

Perhaps the most technically ambitious of the Government’s planning reforms announced last week  is  the  new Infrastructure Levy (IL) to replace the ...

Cybersecurity of Smart Technologies – New Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill

Cybersecurity of Smart Technologies – New Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill

In the Queen’s Speech delivered on 10 May 2022 at the House of Commons by HRH The Prince of Wales, the Government announced the Product Security and T ...

The ICO launches an AI and data protection risk toolkit

The ICO launches an AI and data protection risk toolkit

Last week, the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) launched v1.0 of its AI and data protection risk toolkit (the “Toolkit”). The Toolkit forms p ...

Ethical investment - latest for charities on striking the right balance

Ethical investment - latest for charities on striking the right balance

How should charity trustees approach the thorny issue of avoiding investments that conflict with their charity’s purposes whilst at the same time tryi ...

School successfully claims full refund following cancelled package trip to USA

School successfully claims full refund following cancelled package trip to USA

In this article our experts consider one of the first cases to determine whether a school is entitled to a full refund where they cancel their school ...