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Former employee ordered to give employer log-in details of LinkedIn account she set up

In DLA Piper’s case of the week, the High Court required a former employee to hand over the details of...

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No breach of confidence when former employee unaware of misuse of confidential information

13 Aug 2013

Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet Europe and othersIn DLA Piper’s case of the week, Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet Europe and others,...

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Barclays scandal: ethical lessons for business

23 Jul 2012

A week is a long time in politics. One might say the same of so-called “casino banking”, and these last...

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Bribery Act 2010: Government publishes guidance for employers

30 Mar 2011

The Government has issued guidance which sets out the measures businesses can put in place to prevent bribery, in preparation...

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Snow: A guide for employers on pay, leave, safety and employee rights during severe weather

1 Dec 2010

Snow, ice and extreme temperatures continue to plunge the UK into chaos, meaning that HR and employers have more people-related...

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Employer-supported volunteering and the ‘Big Society’

4 Oct 2010

Could the Conservatives’ ambition to create the “Big Society” boost employer-supported volunteering? Guy Sheppard explores the potential for linking the...

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Equality Act 2010: Guidance and advice for employers and HR

22 Sep 2010

Most of the Equality Act 2010 came into force on 1 October 2010 and employers need to make sure they...

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CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme: are you ready and do you need to be?

20 Aug 2010

HR professionals are used to ensuring compliance and best practice around employment law, but are they aware of their organisation’s...

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HR news round-up: HR stories making the headlines 9 August 2010

9 Aug 2010

A round-up of HR-related stories in today’s newspapers.Some of the biggest names on the British high street are at the...

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Bribery Act delay criticised by anti-corruption campaigners

28 Jul 2010

The government’s decision to delay the introduction of the Bribery Act until April 2011 has been labelled “extremely disappointing” by...

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Webcast: More than money – how business and charities can make the most of their partnership

7 Jun 2010

Join this live webcast with Michaela Wright, head of corporate and social leadership at First Direct; Paul Amadi, director of fundraising, NSPCC; and Neil Berkett, chief executive of Virgin Media. Drawing on First Direct’s successful partnership with NSPCC they’ll be discussing how business and charities can benefit from close collaboration.

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Environment Agency bans many staff flights to domestic and some continental cities

7 Jun 2010

The Environment Agency has banned staff from taking most domestic flights and flying to cities such as Paris and Brussels,...

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Bribery Act 2010: legal implications for employers

6 May 2010

The updated legislation includes new offences, so employers should prepare now for its implementation later this year.Bribery – the offer or...

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Christian primary school worker suing for religious discrimination reaches settlement

15 Apr 2010

A Christian primary school worker who sued Devon County Council for religious discrimination has reached an out-of-court settlement.Jennie Cain, from...

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Women high-flyers reject ‘unethical’ City careers

22 Mar 2010

Some of the country’s brightest women students are deciding against careers in the City, seeing it as unethical and offering...

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