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Monday 20th March 2023

CCTV and other forms of video surveillance are increasingly common in workplaces. These technologies are frequently used to monitor areas such as building entrances, lifts, workstations and factory floors, but as the use of these technologies grows, businesses must continue to ensure that they are being used fairly and lawfully. In this article we explain the steps you should take to ensure your use of video surveillance keeps you on the right side of the United Kingdom’s data protection laws.

Monday 20th March 2023

Having celebrated International Women’s Day this month, we take a particular look at the additional health-related challenges women and those with female reproductive systems may experience during their working life and pose considerations for employers on how they may best protect their employees’ health and safety in these circumstances. 

Friday 17th March 2023

Iain Drummond analyses Lord Sandison’s recent opinion in Atalian Servest AMK Limited v BW (Electrical Contractors) Limited. This Outer House of the Court of Session case outlines the difficulty of challenging adjudicator’s decisions and the importance of precise drafting when deviating from standard form contracts.

Wednesday 15th March 2023

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently published new guidance to game developers and designers to assist them in complying with the Children's Code. The guidance, described as "Top tips for game designers", follows several audits of the gaming industry carried out by the ICO, and is intended to build upon the standards imposed within the Children's Code.

Categories: GDPR , Sports Law
Tuesday 14th March 2023

In the recent case of Renfrewshire Council, Applicant 2022 S.L.T. (Sh Ct) 250, the court ordered that none of the three feuding sisters should exercise the functions of ‘nearest relative’ during the period of their mother, HS’s, Guardianship Order. This article examines the issues of this particular case and highlights the importance of having a Power of Attorney in place.

Monday 13th March 2023

In this article, Lucy Mulreany and Lucy Hall from our banking and finance team, provide a guide which explains the main types of security release documents seen in Scotland and England, some of the key considerations to bear in mind when refinancing and releasing security, and how to avoid some common pitfalls when dealing with security releases.