With the impending release of the A level and GCSE public exam results, we reflect on some of the practical steps that academies and schools (referred to collectively here as 'schools') may need to take over the coming days and weeks.
Last month, the European Court of Justice dealt a major blow to organisations that transfer personal data to the US with the striking down of the EU-US Privacy Shield. What's next for UK companies who are exporting personal data to the US and beyond?
Anglo-Swedish Big Pharma company, AstraZeneca, has announced the first round of in-human Phase I trials for its revolutionary coronavirus (COVID-19) antibody treatment, developed in collaboration with Vanderbilt University in the US.
It is so obvious to say, but suppliers want to be paid for the goods or services they supply, and we are living in highly uncertain times with suppliers increasingly concerned about the ability of customers (or clients) to pay.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) Code of Practice is currently in a review and update process, intended to produce a revised version of the Code which will have effect from 1 July 2021.
Following our report last week, the Government has now published the draft Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (Draft Regulations), introducing a £95,000 cap on exit payments in the public sector.
Astute recruitment businesses can use the current slow-down to get ready for the next big wave of work, taking the opportunity to review key contracts and documents, internal policies and to undertake data cleansing exercises.
With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ('Scheme') now well underway, it is well known HMRC has enforcement and clawback powers in order to recover money and impose penalties in case of misuse of the Scheme.
A recent High Court decision provides a useful reminder of the obligation higher education institutions have to follow their own procedures consistently and fairly, and to allow students with eligible grievances to exercise their right to complain.
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are now preparing for students and staff to safely return to campus in September. Staff and students from a variety of places and backgrounds may have differing opinions on the use of face masks and coverings.