Browns Solicitors secures Law Society’s new quality mark

Browns Solicitors secures Law Society’s new quality mark

We are pleased to announce that we have secured membership to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme – the mark of excellence for the home buying process. We have undergone rigorous assessment by the Law Society in order to secure CQS status, which...
Google’s GDPR Goof

Google’s GDPR Goof

Google have received the biggest GDPR fine to date for ‘lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding ads personalisation’. The French Regulator judged that people had not been ‘sufficiently informed’ due to information being diluted...
Guide to Data Protection for Small/medium sized businesses.

Guide to Data Protection for Small/medium sized businesses.

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published a guide to data protection which covers the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU 2016/679)(GDPR)) The ICO states that it provides guidance for data protection officers...
A Winning New Year’s Resolution

A Winning New Year’s Resolution

Start your 2019 with a bang by providing your employees with written terms and conditions of employment. Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, Employees have a right to a statement of particulars of their terms and conditions of employment. This is often known as a...
Veganism – A philosophical belief protected by law?

Veganism – A philosophical belief protected by law?

In a hearing next March, an Employment Tribunal will, for the first time, determine whether veganism is a “philosophical belief” protected by law. The case centres on the dismissal by the League Against Cruel Sports of an employee who disclosed to other...