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Smart-phone app firm fined £45,000 for unsolicited texts

Smart-phone app firm fined £45,000 for unsolicited texts

A taxi-booking app firm has been fined £45,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for breaching data protection law.

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Disability discrimination: employee awarded £11,000 for undue delay in reducing hours

Disability discrimination: employee awarded £11,000 for undue delay in reducing hours

A tribunal awarded a woman £11,000 after her employer took too long to process her request for reduced working hours on account of her mental ill-health.

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Edna Johnson Will Trust assists Blind Veterans UK

Edna Johnson Will Trust assists Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK is the latest charity to benefit from a grant from the Edna Johnson Will Trust.

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ECHR U-turn on employers' right to monitor communications ruling

ECHR U-turn on employers' right to monitor communications ruling

Employers should make extra sure they clearly highlight their right to monitor workers' use of the internet after an unexpected ECHR ruling.

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Manufacturer fined £1.45 million for banning online sales

Manufacturer fined £1.45 million for banning online sales

The Competition and Markets Authority has fined a golf club manufacturer £1.45 million for preventing two UK retailers from selling its products online.

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