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Science & Technology

2018 has flown by, but don’t forget about the NIS Regulations!

The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (“NIS Regulations”) rather quietly came into force in UK law on 10 May 2018, overshadowed by all the attention given to the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). For many that rely on business continuity for essential and/or digital services, this is a welcome piece of legislation to ensure cyber security standards are met and to protect business continuity in the age of the internet.

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Employment

Will vegans be protected under employment law?

In this article Will Carter considers the upcoming case being brought by Mr Casamitjana against the League Against Cruel Sports and the ramifications it could have for discrimination law. As a representative for PETA might say, this case will ‘feed two birds with one scone’ and determine both whether Mr Casamitjana was discriminated against and, more importantly, whether ethical veganism is a philosophical belief.

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