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Do recent cases prevent Employers from snooping on their Employees during work time?

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Three recent cases, all determined by the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) have all held that various acts of surveillance by employers upon their staff have infringed their employees’ rights to pursuant to Article 8 (1) of the...

Employer found liable for the actions of a rogue employee's disclosure of staff data

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Introduction. Recently the High Court found Wm Morrisons Supermarket PLC (Morrisons) to be liable to its staff for the actions of a rogue employee who distributed personal data of the staff to a file sharing website. The Facts of the Case. ...

Be warned, you cannot always snoop on your staff's emails!

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Introduction The monitoring of staff use of IT systems, e.g. email and telephone, is often deemed necessary by an employer to ensure that its staff are working during working hours. However employers in particular need to be wary of the risks of...

Are Post-Termination Covenants Enforceable?

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Introduction Many contracts of employment particularly in respect of senior staff, contain clauses known as post-termination covenants or restrictive covenants which can still bind an employee even after the termination of the employment contract. ...