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Barry Gregory to retire from Wake Smith

Barry Gregory to retire from Wake Smith

On 30th April 2015, Barry Gregory, Director in the Commercial Property Department, will be retiring after over 37 years of service as a solicitor. Barry started his career at Clegg & Sons, formerly of Figtree Lane,…

Wake Smith Appoint New Commercial Property Director

Wake Smith Appoint New Commercial Property Director

Wake Smith is delighted to appoint Paul Gibbon as a Director in our expanding Commercial Property team at Clarkehouse Road Office in Sheffield. Paul previously worked at Wake Smith between 2000 and 2008 and therefore…

Big Brother is always watching

Big Brother is always watching

When George Orwell wrote 1984, I doubt he could have envisaged a world where every step one takes is not so much monitored by the state, but updated, tweeted, Facebooked or Snap Chatted around the world for all…

Equality Duties and Data Protection

Equality Duties and Data Protection

Christopher Graham, Information Commissioner, has collaborated with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to produce a new guidance note for the public sector on the interplay between equality duties and…

Shared Parental Leave - New Regulations

Shared Parental Leave - New Regulations

Holly Dobson helps to demystify the new regulations and sign posts some useful resources. Summary In force from 5 April 2015 and applies to all births and adoptions. Parents\Partners now have option of…

Recent Enforcement By Information Commisioner's Office

Recent Enforcement By Information Commisioner's Office

Recent enforcement by the Information Commissioner's office has resulted in Direct Assist Limited being fined £80,000 for making direct marketing calls to people without their consent and a fine for the Serious…