What Happens If You Receive A Decision Notice From The ICO & You Want To Appeal?

If you have received a decision notice from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and you wish to appeal it, you must do so within 28 calendar days of receiving the...


Living With Your Partner – Protecting Your Rights

Living with your partner or buying a property together is an exciting prospect and your legal position should be clear from the beginning, ideally. If you don’t protect your rights...


Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Surrendered – Would This Be The End For Britney If In The Court Of Protection?

Britney Spears’ battle over her father’s conservatorship continues to make headlines and demonstrates how invasive conservatorships can be. The same can apply to deputyships within England and Wales, whereby an...


Application For Relief From Sanctions Refused After Nine Year Delay

In the case of Frances v F Berndes Ltd & Ors, Deputy Master Linwood was asked to decide whether an applicant should be given relief from sanctions notwithstanding his application...


WhatsApp Fined €225 Million Following A Breach Of GDPR

Ireland’s Data Privacy Commissioner (DPC) conducted an investigation into the way WhatsApp processes personal data in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The purpose of the investigation was to...


Does A Return To Work Mean A New Dress Code?

As offices reopen, many businesses and workers are thinking about dress codes and whether those need to be adapted to reflect new working habits. Dress codes are utilised by employers...


Shortage Of GPs Putting Safe Care At Risk

It has been reported this week that the number of GPs has fallen as demand surges, making it increasingly hard for doctors to guarantee safe care. Professor Martin Marshall, who...


Company Fined By ICO For Making 500,000 Nuisance Calls

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is responsible for overseeing data protection breaches in the UK and its primary role is dealing with complaints and reviewing breaches. If the ICO feel...


Fact Or Fiction? Busting Some Probate Myths

Scenes like this one are a common trope in lots of films and television series. The 2019 film, Knives Out, starring Captain America himself, Chris Evans, includes a scene with...


From Home To Hybrid – How To Navigate A Change To Ways Of Working

As the country moves forward from the Covid-19 pandemic, many employers have been gradually welcoming teams back into the workplace after operating remotely for more than a year. According to...


Can My Deputy Authorise Financial Support For My Family?

The appointment of a professional deputy to manage your property and financial affairs can be a stressful and confusing time. Everyday things such as buying a property or providing for...


Long Waits For Ambulances & Routine Operations

The most recent NHS England figures have shown that patients requiring ambulances for life-threatening calls are having to wait for longer than they should. Average response times for ambulances The...