CAP and BCAP update: new rules on alcohol alternatives

CAP and BCAP update: new rules on alcohol alternatives

CAP and BCAP update: new rules on alcohol alternatives The increasing popularity of alcohol-free alternatives has prompted the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to introduce new rules and guidance for advertisers of these products. On the 14th November, ASA...
ICO warns of UK enforcement regarding cookies regulations

ICO warns of UK enforcement regarding cookies regulations

ICO warns of UK enforcement regarding cookies regulations The Information Commission’s Office (“ICO”) has recently cautioned website operators that they should anticipate the commencement of UK enforcement regarding non-compliance with cookie regulations. While new...
Data Protection updates – May and June 2023

Data Protection updates – May and June 2023

Data Protection updates – May and June 2023 A slightly different article this time in that we are providing a snapshot of recent data protection news. An eyeopener for companies to think about when contemplating their own data protection compliance. May 2023 Meta, the...
Media law update: government rejects tougher ticketing laws

Media law update: government rejects tougher ticketing laws

Media law update: government rejects tougher ticketing laws In May 2023, the government published its response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (“CMA”) calls for further constraints on secondary ticketing sales. Whilst the overarching...
Influencer Marketing: New CAP Guidance

Influencer Marketing: New CAP Guidance

Influencer Marketing: New CAP Guidance With 4.26 billion yearly users globally, it is undeniable that social media plays a significant and important role in both our personal and professional lives.   Gone are the days where consumers need to physically shop and...
UK consumer duty – what’s the plan and is yours ready?

UK consumer duty – what’s the plan and is yours ready?

UK consumer duty – what’s the plan and is yours ready? On the 25th January 2023, the FCA announced that they had reviewed a sample of Consumer Duty implementation plans from the largest financial services providers – highlighting both strengths and weaknesses. The...
“Fanciful” doctor’s victory in unfair dismissal claim

“Fanciful” doctor’s victory in unfair dismissal claim

“Fanciful” doctor’s victory in unfair dismissal claim The handling of whistleblowing complaints by employers has been highlighted in the recent case of Mr Kumar and the Care Quality Commission (“CQC”). Orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Shyam Kumar, has won his unfair dismissal...