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Transfers of Personal Data to the US: Does the Schrems Judgment Spell...

by Emma Godding

The ECJ has found that the European Commission decision giving rise to the regime which allows the lawful transfer of personal...

Commission to review Freedom of Information law

by Emma Godding

The Cabinet Office has announced that it is launching a review of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.The independent Commission...

Private contractors to the public sector subject to FOI requirements

by Emma Godding

Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday, Justice Minister Simon Hughes announced the Government's intention to revise the statutory code...

New FOI obligations on public bodies when providing datasets

by Emma Godding

New FOI obligations on public bodies when providing datasets

Copyright Licensing Agency warns that a third of local authorities...

by Virginia Cooper

Copyright Licensing Agency warns that a third of local authorities could be at risk of compliance action

Cookie crunch: Is your website ready for the 26 May deadline?

by Wesley O'Brien

By 26 May 2012, all UK organisations that operate a website will need to obtain consent from visitors to its website in order to...

Data Protection breaches in the headlines again

by Virginia Cooper

A report published today has again highlighted the regularity with which the Data Protection Act 1998 ("DPA") is being...

Whose copyright is it anyway?

by Wesley O'Brien

Whenever your organisation puts together a new report, training DVD, glossy brochure or a website, the artistic, written and music...

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Public Procurement and GDPR in practice

by Susie Smith

Procurement Byte

Authority Update 16/2/18

by Claire Booth

Brief details of recent policy and legal developments relevant to those in the local government sector

The Haringey ruling and local authorities' duty to consult

by Judith Barnes

Commentary on governance issues

Health and Social Care Update - February 2018

by Claire Bentley

Policy and law relevant to those involved in health and social care work.

Application to lift the automatic suspension – bucking the trend

by Fran Mussellwhite

Lancashire Care NHSFT and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHSFT v Lancashire County Council [2018] EWHC 200

Stop Press: Lawfulness of using LLPs for local authority joint...

by Richard Hiscoke

The Peters v Haringey LBC judgment

The transition between Children and Adult Mental Health Services – How...

by Samantha Minchin

Caring for the health of migrants

by Claire Bentley

Children and Young People's Mental Health: The Vision for Change in...

by Sumayyah Malna

The General Data Protection Regulations ("GDPR"): A Practical Approach...

by Jane Bennett

Authority Update 2/2/18

by Claire Booth

Brief details of recent policy and legal developments relevant to those involved in local government work

Waste Watch - January 2018

by Nadeem Arshad

Policy and legal developments in England and Wales relevant to those interested in municipal waste management