Employers have a legal duty of care to ensure their employees are reasonably safe whilst at work. This means that your employer has a duty to provide you with a safe place of work, a safe way of working, suitable equipment to work with, and safe and competent colleagues to work with.
In this article, Meg Manganaro of Boyes Turner’s Wealth Protection team and Ally Tow, a Senior Associate specialising in Dispute Resolution and Contentious Probate disputes, discuss some of the practical solutions to executing a will during the time of social distancing as well as the possible risks and disputes that can arise as a result of invalid will execution.
COVID-19 - Commercial Landlords Prevented From Commencing Winding Up Petitions For Unpaid Rent
A government press release issued on 23 April 2020 will be welcomed by commercial tenants up and down the country, particularly those in the retail and leisure industries, but it will not make such welcome reading for landlords.
With so many businesses especially those in the service sector having enabled the vast majority of their staff to operate remotely from their office space the tension between operational effectiveness and the interdiction of the risks posed by cybercriminals has never been more marked.
Since the employer’s guidance from HMRC on the Job Retention Scheme was first published on 26 March 2020 it has gone through five revisions, the most recent update being on the 20 April 2020 (the previous revision had only taken place three days previously on 17 April 2020).
To lose one dataset, Mr Marriott, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose two looks like carelessness
In September 2019, we covered the news that the Information Commissioner’s Office intended to levy a £99 million fine on Marriott International Inc., following a data breach that resulted in 339 million guest records held in the Starwood Hotels group’s guest reservation database being subject to unauthorised access over the period 2014-2018.