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Regulatory & Compliance

Will we see an upswing in health…

With regulators and businesses returning to a more normal approach to health and safety after the pandemic, regulatory solicitor Terry Griffin and trainee solicitor Charles Mather from our regulatory team…

Use of private email and messaging apps:…

Harrison Drury’s regulatory team looks at the risks in using private email and messaging applications such as WhatsApp within the business environment. In July 2022, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)…

Managing personal data collected and used during…

To keep employees and customers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, many organisations adopted emergency practices in respect of collecting and processing personal data relating to the pandemic. David Edwards and Charles…

What UK businesses need to consider before…

During everyday activities many businesses use technologies and software that involves the international transfer of employee and customer-related personal data. David Edwards, partner and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory team,…

An introduction to the Environment Act 2021…

In November 2021, the Environment Act 2021 became law introducing a wave of measures set to impact land and property developers. Alex Walmsley, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s property litigation department,…

What does the Supreme Court judgment in…

David Edwards and Charles Mather from our Regulatory & Compliance team look at a recent Supreme Court judgment on a data protection case involving Google, and the implications for individuals…

GDPR and data protection reforms – A…

David Edwards, partner and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory team, examines the proposed reforms to UK data protection laws and how they may affect UK businesses. On 10 September 2021,…

Charles Mather

Trainee Solicitor

Recording your employees’ vaccination status

David Edwards, partner, and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory team, considers whether employers can maintain a record of which employees have been vaccinated against coronavirus, and if they do so,…

The implications for waste disposal companies that…

David Edwards, director and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory team, considers recent case decisions against waste disposal companies and outlines the responsibilities to businesses and implications for non-compliance with the…

E-marketing to customers during lockdown – A…

With lockdown restrictions still in place, more businesses are using digital marketing to promote their services and products. David Edwards, director and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory team, considers the…

The importance of monitoring client data transfers…

David Edwards, director and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory team, considers the judgment on a landmark data protection case regarding the transfer of client data between Europe and the US…

Latest coronavirus rules for hospitality sector –…

David Edwards, director and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory team, considers the new coronavirus rules for the hospitality sector and what businesses must do to comply. On Tuesday 22 September…

HMRC given further regulatory powers to investigate…

David Edwards, director and head of Harrison Drury’s regulatory and compliance team, takes a look at how HMRC intends to follow up fraudulent claims made against its scheme designed to…

Coronavirus and the regulatory burden of care…

David Edwards highlights the importance for care homes to continue their compliance with the Care Quality Commission's regulatory system during the coronavirus pandemic and outlines the principle areas for consideration.…

Businesses risk criminal prosecution if they contravene…

Harrison Drury's executive chairman, John Chesworth, warns that businesses flouting the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) may face investigation, prosecution or even jail. John highlights the risk to businesses…

Coronavirus COVID-19: Can athletes still be tested…

Matthew Astley and Hannah Pike, from Harrison Drury’s sports sector team, provide guidance for athletes who may face anti-doping testing during the coronavirus pandemic Stringent measures have been put in…

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