Retail Insights - August Newsletter 2015

A round-up of the latest legal news and insights from DWF for the retail sector

In the August issue of Retail Insights:

  • So you think you own your customers’ data…
  • Preparing for the new Data Protection Regulations
  • Devolving Sunday trading rules – consultation launched
  • Lego trade mark shape is valid
  • Vidal-Hall v Google – so what is the fuss?
  • Voluntary overtime can be included when calculating holiday pay
  • Expressing personal beliefs in the workplace – dangerous territory?
  • Growth potential for rural Europe and the Agri-food sector in Ireland
  • Six steps to protect your business from corruption
  • £100m fines in our future?
  • When an Inspector comes calling
  • DWF rolls out document automation and process mapping as part of client services overhaul
  • DWF's Crisis Response is awarded Product of the year
  • DWF advises Bladnoch Distillery Limited on landmark acquisition

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This information is intended as a general discussion surrounding the topics covered and is for guidance purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. DWF is not responsible for any activity undertaken based on this information.


There has been a revolution in retail. The convergence of bricks and clicks, emergence of dark stores and increase of convenience stores, reliance on multi-channel platforms, increased consumer choice, economic changes, extended supply chains and the increasingly complex regulatory framework that surrounds them present opportunities for retailers.

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Hilary Ross

Executive Partner (London) - Head of Retail, Food & Hospitality

Recognised by The Lawyer as one of the UK’s Top 100 lawyers, I advise clients on compliance and challenges across the EU in relation to products, systems and safety.