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The Right to Rent Scheme is launched nationwide >

The Government has, of today (01 February 2016), launched the Right to Rent Scheme (the “Scheme”) nationwide. All landlords of privately rented property or their agents are required to check that new tenants have a legal right to be in the UK before renting the properties.

Posted on 01 Feb 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >

Employment Insight: Monitoring employee emails - right to snoop? >

On Tuesday of this week, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) gave judgement, in the case of Bărbulescu v. Romania, that it was not unlawful for an employer to monitor an employee’s personal communications at work. This decision has been reported widely in the UK national press as condoning snooping by an employer on workers’ private emails and messages. Anna Worthington discusses the key issues in this area.

Posted on 15 Jan 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >