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Data sharing with the US: A Privacy Shield update

by Jonathan Moore

The EU and US have been working together to prepare an adequate replacement to the Safe Harbour regime.

Evaluation and the audit trail

by Emily Heard

As correct application of published evaluation criteria will determine with whom an authority will contract for goods, services...

Former employee prosecuted for taking client contact list

by Jonathan Moore

A former employee has been prosecuted and fined for taking the details of his previous employer's client.

Bristol Missing Link v Bristol City Council – a success story

by Fran Mussellwhite

Public sector procurement officers and private sector bid teams alike will be familiar with the case of Bristol Missing Link Ltd v...

Authority Update 3/6/16

by Claire Booth

Brief details of recent Government publications, legislation, cases and other developments relevant to those involved in local...

Commission notice on the notion of State Aid 2016

by Edward Reynolds

A final version of the European Commission's 2014 draft Notice on the notion of State aid has finally been published. This is...

Health and Social Care Update - May 2016

by Claire Bentley

Publications, legislation, cases and other developments relevant to those involved in health and social care work.

Obvious or concealed? Occupier's duty to warn visitors of the risks of...

by Adrian Neale

In Taylor v English Heritage, the Court of Appeal upheld a first instance finding that English Heritage was in breach of duty to...

Procurement Byte: Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS) 2 – Setting up a...

by Susie Smith

In the first part of this DPS Byte we look at setting up a DPS and creating the initial list of economic operators admitted to the...

Waste Watch – May 2016

by Nadeem Arshad

Recent policy and legal developments developments in England and Wales relevant to those interested in waste management

I spy?

by Alastair Currie

Can you use personal material, seized by police, in an employee investigation?

Employment Eye - News Round-Up May 2016

by Sarah Lamont

Sarah Lamont on the latest employment law news in brief - plus details of our next events.