Storing Clients’ Personal Data on Home Computers (UK).

Finance and Legal
07/04/2017. A senior barrister who stored clients’ personal information on a home computer has been fined £1,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for breaching data security law after her husband temporarily uploaded the relevant files to the Internet while updating
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Latest ‘Food and You’ Survey (E, W, NI).

Farming, Fishing and Food
07/04/2017. 43% of respondents to the Food Standard Agency’s biennial ‘Food and You’ survey made at least one change in their buying or eating habits in the last 12 months for financial reasons, reveal responses to one of the 5
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Protection Against Energy Back Billing (UK)

Consumer Law
07/04/2017. Suppliers will no longer be allowed to back bill customers for energy used more than 12 months ago, under proposals issued by Ofgem partly as a result of case studies from Citizens Advice illustrating that not all suppliers have
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Rogue Landlords now Face Civil Penalties (E)

Consumer Law
7/4/2017. Local authorities were given a new tool to tackle rogue landlords on 6 April by new measures empowering them to impose civil penalties up to £30,000 as an alternative to prosecution for a range of offences. Any income generated
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Register of Foreign Companies Owning UK Properties (UK).

Government
07/04/2017. Government proposals to establish a public register showing the beneficial owners* of UK property controlled by overseas companies will set an international precedent and “strengthen the UK’s position as a world leader in corporate transparency and anti-corruption”, claims the
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