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Travelling Abroad and the Quarantine rules: How will this affect your employment?

On 26 July the Scottish and UK Governments announced that, until further notice, a 14-day quarantine period will be reintroduced for…


Posted on 7th August 2020

TUPE and Multiple Transferees

In the case of ISS Facility Services NV v Sonia Govaerts & Atalian NV, formerly Euroclean NV, the ECJ has held that, where there is a…


Posted on 6th August 2020

Returning to Work: the end of shielding

Since March 2020 and the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK, the country’s health has been of paramount concern and for none more…


Posted on 4th August 2020

Update: EDPB offers guidance on Schrems II Judgement

Following the judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the recent Schrems II case the European Data Protection Board (the…


Posted on 3rd August 2020

Using data to combat COVID-19 in the workplace

Practical, Technical and Legal hints and tips for processing employee health data Morgan O'Neill, Director of Data Protection Services, …


Posted on 30th July 2020

Staying Connected in a Virtual Office.

Following the announcement on the 24th March that the UK was going into ‘lock-down’, most businesses had to flip their operating…


Posted on 28th July 2020

Personal Data Breaches

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have recently released details of personal data breach trends linked to breaches reported…


Posted on 20th July 2020

European Court decision in Schrems II case could create compliance nightmare for EU organisations

Standard Contractual Clauses remain valid but EU-US Privacy Shield struck down On Thursday 16 July, the Court of Justice of the European…


Posted on 17th July 2020

Summer promotions for six Thorntons lawyers

One of Scotland’s leading law firms, Thorntons, has recognised the commitment and outstanding work ethic of six solicitors this month by…


Posted on 14th July 2020

No trace of the UK’s Track and Trace App

Back in May, it was all hands to the wheel to roll out the UK Government’s ‘Track and Trace’ contact tracing phone app to support existing…


Posted on 14th July 2020

From Close Pass to Safe Pass

With more people taking to their bikes as a means of exercise and transport during lockdown, I was heartened to see that Operation Close…


Posted on 9th July 2020

Coronavirus and Care Homes

Through out the Coronavirus pandemic, care homes have frequently found themselves at the centre of media attention. This is mainly a result…


Posted on 3rd July 2020

New Law can Force Suppliers to Continue Supplying Insolvent Companies.

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 came into force on 26th June 2020 and amongst other changes, it now prevents suppliers…


Posted on 3rd July 2020

Data Protection: How to stay safe while working from home

Practical, Technical and Legal hints and tips for best practice Morgan O'Neill, Director of Data Protection Services, and Phil Telfer, …


Posted on 30th June 2020

Solicitors upskill during lockdown

Thorntons has continued to encourage its Private Client team to pursue training and development, as three more solicitors have recently…


Posted on 29th June 2020

Coronavirus: Registration of Births, Deaths & Marriages

As the lockdown restrictions lift, we see a number of public services recommencing from 29 June 2020 and this includes the registration of…


Posted on 29th June 2020

Estate agency gears up for viewings as waiting list grows

In line with government guidance and Scotland moving into phase two of the road map, Thorntons Estate Agency is preparing for face to face…


Posted on 23rd June 2020

How to Approach Data Protection Impact Assessments

DPIAs have been a topic in the news recently with the ICO requesting that NHSX complete a DPIA for its COVID-19 contact tracing app for the…


Posted on 22nd June 2020

Progressing Personal Injury Cases during the pandemic

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic,  access to compensation for injured parties has been inhibited by the Scottish courts.  For…


Posted on 19th June 2020

Death in Service Payment for Social Care Workers

Towards the end of last month the Scottish Health Secretary, Jeane Freeman, announced that a death in service payment is to be introduced…


Posted on 18th June 2020

Road Improvements needed for cyclists

Bike Week is taking place between 6 to 14 June 2020.  The aim of the campaign is to promote fitness as cycling is a great way to keep…


Posted on 12th June 2020

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