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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Hubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble...

In the run up to Hallowe’en, stories of the unexplained are par for the course.  Social media was abuzz earlier in the week with reports of a man seen flying past an Airbus over Macclesfield at 3,500ft, while earlier this month, a triangular UFO was reportedly seen flying over Paris.

Asda is perhaps not the most obvious scene for a tale of the unexpected, however it was here, in store, where reports of prosecco bottles shattering of their own volition have led to customer complaints, bottles falling from the shelves, and ultimately, a product recall.

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Updated CCTV Code Of Practice - Are You In The Picture?

Joanne Snedden

The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has recently published their updated Code of Practice on how to use CCTV and other surveillance cameras in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”).  A full copy of the Code can be found on the ICO website here

The Code provides useful guidance to both private and public sector organisations

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Community Right To Buy Land: Proposed Reform

Laura Hay

The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill is currently progressing through the Scottish Parliament. The Bill covers a range of topics, but the proposed changes to the Community Right to Buy regime are of particular note for landowners.

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