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Is the Non-Compete Restriction Enforceable and Making a Comeback?

Monday, 09 May 2022

The majority of recruitment business model themselves as professional service firms, regularly requiring their key staff to enter into restrictive covenants to protect their commercial client and candidate relationships after the ending of the employment.

Is the Non-Compete Restriction Enforceable and Making a Comeback?

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How to Avoid a Fine for Data Breach - Sometimes Even Lawyers Get it Wrong

Friday, 25 March 2022

The ICO issued criminal lawyers, Tuckers Solicitors, a £98,000 fine for failing to securely process their clients' personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.

How to Avoid a Fine for Data Breach - Sometimes Even Lawyers Get it Wrong

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Tempcover Ltd Fined - The Unintended Cost of Marketing

Friday, 25 March 2022

Between November 2019 and May 2020, 13 complaints were made against Tempcover for spam messages they 'did not consent to'. 12 were made via Mobile UK and one directly to the ICO.

Tempcover Ltd Fined - The Unintended Cost of Marketing

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Is Your Recruitment Agency Protected Against Human Error?

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Recruitment agencies must ensure that they put in place technical and organisational measures to safeguard personal data.

Is Your Recruitment Agency Protected Against Human Error?

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What Hirers Are Exempt from the Off Payroll Regulations Introduced on the 6th April 2021?

Friday, 13 August 2021

Many hirers wishing to continue engaging workers providing them services via a personal service company or intermediary are confused as to whether they are exempt from the Off Payroll Working Regulations or IR35 that came into force on 6th April 2021.

What Hirers Are Exempt from the Off Payroll Regulations Introduced on the 6th April 2021?

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IR35 - A Reminder of the Important Changes in 2021

Friday, 30 July 2021

This article details the changes that were implemented from 6 April 2021, and how these affect you.

IR35 - A Reminder of the Important Changes in 2021

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What Contractors Need to Know About IR35 Changes

Friday, 16 April 2021

The IR35 regime, previously applicable to off-payroll working in the contractor sector for public sector entities, has now been extended to private sector entities - with one exception.

What Contractors Need to Know About IR35 Changes

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IR35 - Everything Recruitment Agencies Need to Know

Monday, 12 April 2021

On 6 April 2021, new off-payroll regulations (known as IR35) were introduced which have a huge impact on recruitment agencies supplying contractors operating personal service companies. What do recruitment agencies need to know to be prepared?

IR35 - Everything Recruitment Agencies Need to Know

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Brexit - Do Recruitment Businesses Need to Appoint an EU Representative?

Tuesday, 09 February 2021

The GDPR no longer has effect in the UK. Instead, recruitment businesses will need to comply with the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. However, you may still need to continue to comply with the EU GDPR and appoint an EU representative.

Brexit - Do Recruitment Businesses Need to Appoint an EU Representative?

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Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Rules Disadvantage Temporary Workers

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has warned that key workers may be impacted by the ineligibility of recruitment firms to reclaim statutory sick pay (SSP) under the SSP rebate scheme.

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Rules Disadvantage Temporary Workers

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IR35 Update - What Do Employers Need to Know?

Friday, 13 November 2020

Whilst the off-payroll rules were due to be in force from 6 April 2020 but were postponed due to the pandemic, the rules are to be enforced on 6 April 2021. These are part of the Finance Act 2020, which became law on 27 July 2020.

IR35 Update - What Do Employers Need to Know?

Articles & Blogs Information Law Recruitment

Direct Marketing Policies & Client Relationship Databases in Recruitment

Thursday, 05 November 2020

Direct marketing is crucial - keeping in touch with those on your database and making sure you have contacted any potential leads. It's likely that your database will need a refresh to take account of changes to people's circumstances.

Direct Marketing Policies & Client Relationship Databases in Recruitment

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Getting 'Match Fit' - Privacy Policies for Recruitment Businesses

Monday, 26 October 2020

The third part of our recruitment legal review 'how to' guide focusses on privacy policies. These key documents are part of your compliance with the GDPR. They are the documents that tell data subjects how your business processes personal data.

Getting 'Match Fit' - Privacy Policies for Recruitment Businesses

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Getting 'Match Fit' - Recruitment Terms and Conditions with Clients

Friday, 11 September 2020

As part of our series of 'how to' guides for reviewing your key legal documents, we're looking next at terms and conditions with clients.

Getting 'Match Fit' - Reviewing Key Documents in Your Recruitment Business

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Getting 'Match Fit' - Reviewing Key Documents in Your Recruitment Business

Wednesday, 26 August 2020

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.

Getting 'Match Fit' - Reviewing Key Documents in Your Recruitment Business