Details

Morrisons not vicariously liable for employee’s deliberate data breaches

A landmark ruling has overturned a Court of Appeal decision, finding that the supermarket Morrisons is not vicariously liable for an employee’s deliberate disclosure of the personal data of co-workers. The employee, Andrew Skelton, was a fo...


Details

Temporary changes to right-to-rent and right-to-work checks

Right-to-rent and right-to-work checks have been adapted to make it easier for landlords and employers to carry them out during the coronavirus outbreak, the Home Secretary has announced. Effective immediately, the temporary changes will mean the...


Details

Data protection and Coronavirus: what you need to know

During the Coronavirus pandemic, you might need to share information quickly or adapt the way you work. This may present data protection issues. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has provided answers to some common questions. Dur...


Details

International airline fined £500,000 for failing to secure customers’ personal data

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Cathay Pacific Airways Limited £500,000 for failing to protect the security of its customers’ personal data – the highest penalty available to the regulator under the mo...


Details

Government to press ahead with off-payroll working rules

The government has announced a package of measures designed to support the rollout of off-payroll working rules – otherwise known as IR35. The rules, which already apply to the public sector and ensure two people sitting side by side doing ...


Details

GDPR codes of conduct guidance launched

The ICO has published guidance for organisations wanting to develop GDPR Codes of Conduct and Certification schemes to help demonstrate accountability under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Organisations can now submit their proposa...