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Employee misuse of Company data – another weapon in the employer’s armoury

Sarah Henchoz

Employees misusing confidential data, particularly in readiness for a move to a competitor, is sadly an all too common occurrence. While employers are likely to have express clauses on confidentiality in their employment contracts and such action by employees is likely to amount to gross misconduct, employees who are leaving may simply be blasé about Read More

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Second half of 2016 − Employment Developments

Sheila Fahy

If the first half of 2016 looked relatively calm in terms of employment developments, the second half can only be described as uncertain. Strategic decisions are being parked by both Government and businesses until the outcome of the EU Referendum is known. Once decided, employers will be in a better position to plan for the Read More

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More Women in Finance, More Women in all Organisations

Sarah Henchoz

What happens when you take a mix of people (both men and women) with industry experience and views, sit them at a circular dining table next to peers, and serve delicious food and wine? In a word “flow” happens. Read More

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The Chelsea Flower Show – the employment garden

Sheila Fahy

What has the world’s most famous garden show got to do with employment? The connections are less tenuous than you might at first think. Read More

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Lessons from Leicester

Sheila Fahy

Something rare happened last night. Millions and millions of people around the world celebrated the unprecedented success of a humble football team from the East Midlands. Even I – a supporter of the team whose failure to win Monday night’s match meant that Leicester City’s Premier League victory was guaranteed – join those celebrating this Read More

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East London Tribunal Updates

Rhiannon Bail

At its most recent user group meeting, the East London Employment Tribunal discussed the following forthcoming developments: Later this year judgments will be published online, rather than only being made available to third parties by application to Bury St Edmunds. This will make judgments much more widely and quickly accessible following issue and reinforces the Read More

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Cybersecurity and employee breaches

Michael Horrocks

Technological advances and growing connectivity have provided huge opportunities for companies, offering new ways of working and broadening their global reach. However, these developments have also brought new threats. Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, widespread and disruptive; they represent a level of risk that is difficult to control and mitigate. In light of these Read More

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