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Data Protection – ICO encourages businesses to introduce bring your own device policies

Data Protection – ICO encourages businesses to introduce bring your own device policies

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has highlighted the increasing use of personal devices (such as smartphones, tablets and laptops) for work purposes. The ICO suggests that businesses should update data protection policies and provide staff with guidance and training in

Bring your own device (BYOD): business briefing

Bring your own device (BYOD): business briefing

This business briefing highlights the potential risks and benefits for businesses of allowing employees to use their own personal mobile devices (such as tablets, smartphones, laptops or notebook computers) for business purposes. What is bring your own device (BYOD)? Many

Restrictive covenants in old agreements can still apply

Restrictive covenants in old agreements can still apply

Post-termination restrictive covenants in franchise agreement that has previously expired can still apply. It is fairly common, after a franchise agreement has expired, for a franchisor and franchisee to continue to do business with each other as before, without entering

Franchise Agreements: the importance of taking legal advice. The Dream Doors Ltd v Lodgeford Homes Ltd case

Franchise Agreements: the importance of taking legal advice. The Dream Doors Ltd v Lodgeford Homes Ltd case

Director may be personally liable for signing as principal It is, of course, important to ensure that the correct parties sign an agreement to avoid the unintended consequence of having to determine at great expense through the courts who they