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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Surrendering Privacy for Employment Benefits

On Tuesday, I attended the International Pension & Employee Benefits Lawyers Association conference in Brussels to talk about whether privacy concerns are getting in the way of delivering benefits (such as pensions) to employees. I was joined by counterparts from the USA and Canada in a lively panel discussion.

My view is that privacy concerns don't get in the way of delivering benefits in the UK. However they place hurdles that need to be considered by benefit providers to ensure data protection obligations are met.

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LChalmers

Foundations Laid - Building Blocks Required

With a record 865 senior industry representatives in attendance, the Homes for Scotland Annual Lunch and Awards ceremony was an undoubted success. The aptly named “Foundations for the Future” slogan an indication of a more promising outlook and an industry sector that is more upbeat and optimistic about future prospects than before. It is clear that momentum is building and that the foundations the sector needs are slowly being laid.

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LChalmers

Forecast At All Energy - Changeable Outlook For The Renewables Industry

As the polling stations took the political pulse of the country, the 15th annual All Energy conference closed its first visit to the SECC. Glasgow proved a worthy successor to Aberdeen with attendance 20% up providing a timely reminder to Westminster of the size, strength and enthusiasm for growth of the renewables industry.

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LChalmers