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Browse our law brief articles and blogs, aimed at addressing the practical implications of the latest legal developments affecting you and your organisation.

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

How to Safely Monitor Staff While Working Remotely

Friday, 09 October 2020

Navigating data protection compliance often requires balancing the rights and wishes of individuals against the wider benefits of using and sharing personal data. The use of personal data in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) is a case point.

How to Safely Monitor Staff While Working Remotely

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

The EU-US Privacy Shield Is Gone - What Now?

Friday, 09 October 2020

Over the summer the European Court dealt a major blow to organisations that transfer personal data to the US with the striking down of the EU-US Privacy Shield. But what does this mean for UK companies exporting personal data to the US and beyond?

The EU-US Privacy Shield Is Gone - What Now?

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

"Alexa, Delete Everything I've Said"

Friday, 09 October 2020

Amazon announces options to empower privacy at home; meanwhile there's an increase in surveillance software in the workplace.


Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection

Coronavirus - Test & Trace FAQs for Academies & Maintained Schools

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Navigating data protection compliance often requires a careful balance between the rights and wishes of individuals on the one hand against the wider benefits of using and sharing personal data.

Coronavirus - Test & Trace FAQs for Academies & Maintained Schools

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Summary of the Latest NQHR HR Club

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Narrow Quay HR runs a series of HR Clubs throughout the year and the most recent is summarised in this article. If readers want to sign up to the next session, the link is set out below.

New 'Job Support Scheme' to Follow the End of Furlough

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

What Can Charity Tenants Do If They No Longer Need Their Premises?

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

The Government's announcement may prompt charity tenants to re-evaluate their property needs and ask themselves whether they need the expensive office space they once occupied.

What Can Charity Tenants Do If They No Longer Need Their Premises?

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

Making Premises COVID-Secure - What Should Charities Consider?

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

What are some of the practical considerations from a landlord/tenant perspective that charities should bear in mind when assessing whether their premises are COVID-secure?

Making Premises Covid-Secure - What Should Charities Consider?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Private Client

Welcome to the Special Coronavirus Edition of Viewpoint

Thursday, 21 May 2020

How the world has changed since I wrote my last Viewpoint introduction.


Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Real Estate

New Business Rates to Combat Economic Impact of Coronavirus

Thursday, 23 April 2020

The government has announced major changes to business rates in a reaction to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

New Business Rates to Combat Economic Impact of Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Welcome to the Spring 2020 Edition of Viewpoint

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

A word of welcome from VWV's Head of Private Client, Michelle Rose, and updates on the team and the wider legal landscape.

Welcome to the Spring 2020 Edition of Viewpoint

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Giving Wisely - What Should Attorneys Consider?

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

In 2018/19, the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) recorded a 55% increase in applications to the Court of Protection (COP) to censure or remove attorneys, with improper gift-making and not acting in the donor's best interest being the two main concerns.

Giving Wisely - What Should Attorneys Consider?

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs

How to Tackle Harassment and Sexual Harassment at Work

Friday, 28 February 2020

All schools have a duty of care to protect their workers' health and safety. Schools will be legally liable for harassment in the workplace if they have not taken reasonable steps to prevent it.

Sexual Harassment

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Welcome to the First Edition of Our Information Law Brief

Monday, 27 January 2020

To celebrate World Data Privacy Day, we're launching our Information Law Brief, containing updates and insights into the latest developments in information and privacy law.

Welcome to the First Edition of Our Information Law Brief

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 Edition of Viewpoint

Monday, 21 October 2019

A word of welcome from VWV's Head of Private Client, Michelle Rose, and updates on the team and the wider legal landscape...

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 Edition of Viewpoint

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

NHS Resolution

Friday, 13 September 2019

A recent NHS Resolution determination includes helpful confirmation that, if NHS England is satisfied that a partnership which holds a GDS contract has changed composition, it must issue a contract variation to reflect the change.

NHS Resolution