Manchester based GradTouch raises £1m in funding
Two of Turner Parkinson’s Corporate Partners have advised technology platform GradTouch on their recent investment. Funding of £250,000 has been provided by Maven on behalf of Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), and the remaining £750,000 from private investors, many of which are existing investors.
7 key points from the Government’s response to the Taylor Review
We have previously reported on the ‘Modern Working Practices’ Review by Matthew Taylor. One of the focuses of the Review was the “gig economy”, where the aim was to look at how employment practices need to change to fit with how modern businesses operate.
When should an employer know about an employee’s disability?
In the case of Donelien v Liberata UK Ltd, the Court of Appeal looked at whether an employer knew, or should have been expected to know, that an employee was disabled.
Never say never to TUPE and share sales
The general position when the shares of a company are acquired by a third party, is that the share sale does not, of itself, trigger a TUPE transfer. This is because the identity of the employer does not change; the employer continues to be the company whose shares have been bought.
Employer liable for data protection breach by rogue employee
A malicious employee of Morrisons supermarket, Mr Skelton, leaked the personal data of almost 100,000 of his colleagues, by posting it online and sending it to a newspaper.