Avoiding moral repugnancy in the age of tax transparency
Date Posted: 22/04/2015
Author: Robert Field and Julian Pike
This article appeared in the 17th April issue of Tax Journal, reproduced here with the kind permission of the editor.
Robert Field and Julian Pike examine why “no comment” is no longer an acceptable response to a media story on tax. They discuss the viewpoints and how to avoid moral repugnancy in the age of tax transparency.
Alcohol, drugs, food, sex, shopping, gambling: The Secrecy of Addiction
Date Posted: 22/04/2015
Author: Annmarie Carvalho
Addiction is the biggest preventable killer in the UK.
Addiction is an insidious illness, permeating every strata of society. While awareness continues to grow about its impact, the nature of the condition is still prone to misunderstanding. Some take a less than sympathetic view towards those who suffer from addict...
ISPs & Search: Part 1 - UGC and P2P
Date Posted: 20/04/2015
Author: Anthony Misquitta
The law on the liability of search engines, search facilitators, P2P networks and internet service providers (ISPs) for behaviour that infringes intellectual property (IP) rights on their watch ebbs and flows and it can be difficult to keep on top of it all. Over the next four weeks we shall attempt to draw together some of the recent case law as at April 2015 to create a ...
IPSO clears Sunday Mirror in Minister Sex Tweeting case
Date Posted: 13/04/2015
Author: Michael Patrick
Over five months after it announced its investigation, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has held that the Sunday Mirror was justified in using subterfuge to uncover the story which resulted in Tory MP, Brooks Newmark, resigning as a Government Minister. Questions remain, however, about whether it has the true powers of an independent regulator as ...
Data Protection Breaches: update on compensation
Date Posted: 09/04/2015
Author: Henry Sainty and Emily Arnold
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Google to prevent users from pursuing it in the UK Courts and has found that: (i) users can claim compensation for breach of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) for distress where they have not suffered pecuniary damage and (ii) there was ...
Disqualification by association: new DfE guidance
Date Posted: 08/04/2015
Author: Alice Cave
In light of confusion as to the extent to which schools with pupils under the age of eight should be asking staff to confirm that they are not disqualified from working in childcare (including 'by association'), the DfE has now issued helpful statutory guidance on disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006:
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