Uber’s cover up – a prime example of what not to do under the forthcoming ‘notifiable data breaches’ amendment

Uber has been subject to a data hack of colossal proportions which it attempted to sweep under the carpet by paying ransom to the hackers. The data, which contained the names, email addresses and mobile numbers of some 57 million users, was stolen from a third-party cloud server used by Uber. The incident raises several [...]

2017-11-22T23:33:38+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Business Advice, Compliance, Data Protection|5 Comments

When a CV Gets You Fired: The Consequences of Fraudulently Misrepresenting Skills, Qualifications and Experience

A friend of mine, who spent one summer reupholstering worn movie seats, proudly held the title ‘chairman of the cinema’. Indeed, when it comes to CV building we are all guilty of some degree of puffery or embellishment. The Fair Work Commission is yet to fully thresh the boundary between CV ‘padding’, which is often [...]

2017-11-22T06:46:32+00:00November 21st, 2017|Business Advice, Compliance, employees, Employment Law|430 Comments