Month: May 2011

New Cookie Law

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 come into force on 26 May 2011. The Regulations set out new rules on the use and placing of, and access to, information including “cookies” on a user’s equipment such as a computer or mobile phone device. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidance …   Read more

Agency Workers Regulations 2010

The Agency Workers Regulations 2010, which implement the Agency Workers Directive, will come into force on 1 October 2011. Their aim is to promote equal treatment and protection of agency workers in the UK. However, the principle of equal treatment will only apply to certain terms and conditions of employment relating to working time, holiday …   Read more