In-house news vlog: GDPR developments, gender pay gap reporting, and contracts law – May 2017


Our May news vlog, in association with Radius Law, provides a monthly round-up of key news and trend stories for in-house lawyers.

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Stories include:

General Election:

  • Election 2017 and the implications of the early UK parliamentary general election

Corporate & Commercial:

  • Goodlife Foods Ltd v Hall Fire Protection Ltd – Exclusion clause was validly incorporated and effective
  • Supreme Court ruling on contract interpretation – Textualism versus contextualism
  • Principles applicable in construing preconditions in commercial contracts

Data Security:

  • Recent GDPR developments including ICO fines for Flybe and Honda
  • NEW: Download GDPR planner: Phase 2 with accompanying precedents to help you implement the ICO's 12-step checklist. Access GDPR Planner: Phase 2 >


  • Gender pay gap reporting now available online. Virgin Money has already published pay gap data, highlighting a significant pay gap.
  • Uncertainty in employment contracts
  • Guidance on dismissal of a disabled employee for long-term sickness absence


  • Announcements in Budget 2017


  • Private actions for competition law breaches


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