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Guidance on the Use of Cookies
The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has recently published guidance on the use of cookies and other similar technologies. The ICO’s guidance explains the correct application of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (“PECR”) and the way that it interacts with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). 
Monkey see monkey do - Copyright whimsy in an AI world
Creators of original works enjoy the protection of traditional copyright laws to maintain their economic and moral rights in literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works as well as software, databases, media recordings and other things.
The perils of the Office massage!
Nick Bailey and Jemille Gibson talk us through the recent case of Raj v Capita Business Services & Ward and the perils of the office massage...
Proptech Start Up firms to look out for!
The number of new tech start-up companies grew 14% in the UK last year, with Property tech (proptech) a fast-growing sub-sector.  A number of new UK companies have exploded onto the property market with various technologies trying to make (what can be) a stressful process into a much easier one, whether renting/buying or selling.
Marriott faces £99 million GDPR fine
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) spent the summer flexing its newly acquired GDPR muscles, with one of its primary targets, Marriott International Inc. (“Marriott”) subject to an intention to fine notice of £99,200,396 for infringements of the regulation.
Injury to feelings awards - a subjective test
The EAT have reminded employers that when considering injury to feelings awards their primary consideration in the effect on the employee... Nick Bailey and Jemille Gibson discuss...
Picking up for Christmas?
The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and thoughts will soon be turning to the festive season and the inevitable parade of office Christmas parties. However HR departments, perhaps mindful that Halloween comes first, might have their minds on the spooky concept of vicarious liability. Might one overly merry employee’s fun come at a cost?
Is time up for rogue landlords?
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (“The Ministry of Housing”) introduced a database in April 2018 which allows local authorities to bring banning order offences against serious rogue landlord and property agents. The local authorities are to input the banning orders received by landlords. 
Who dies first? It's a matter of probability
In the recent case of Scarle V Scarle the court had decide who died first in order to be able to determine who would inherit their estate.
Boyes Turner Business Support and Insolvency team acted on Cabana Restaurants administration
The Boyes Turner Business Support and Insolvency team acted on the Cabana Restaurants administration with help from the Commercial Property and Employment teams

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