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InsightsPosts From April 2018

Employment

GDPR - true or false?

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) coming into force on 25 May 2018, the media is full of hype regarding how GDPR will drastically change the face of data protection. But how much of the media coverage is based on fact, and how much is fiction? In this article, Sarah Lee debunks some of the media myths and summarises the key areas you need to focus on to be ready for 25 May.

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Employment

Employment Tribunal claim struck out after Claimant spoke to journalist whilst under oath

In this article, we consider the case of Chidzoy v BBC UKEAT/0097/17 in which the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had to decide if the Employment Tribunal (ET) had erred in striking out Ms Chidzoy’s claim part way through a hearing because of Ms Chidzoy’s conduct in talking to a journalist whilst under oath during a break in her cross – examination. Ms Chidzoy had been warned on multiple occasions not to discuss her evidence with anyone else whilst under oath.

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