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Confidentiality at work is a key topic for HR professionals. From the perspective of the HR department and keeping employees’ personal information confidential, but also creating a workplace environment where all staff understand what information needs to be treated in confidence.
26 Feb 2010
An inquiry into the actions of the National Bullying Helpline has been launched by the Charity Commission following the receipt...
25 Feb 2010
Employers must reassure staff that any helplines or employee assistance programmes (EAPs) set up will remain 100% confidential in light...
24 Feb 2010
The first patron to quit an anti-bullying charity this week, after its founder breached confidentiality during the Number 10 bullying...
23 Feb 2010
The National Bullying Helpline’s decision to disclose bullying allegations made by Downing Street staff drew further controversy last night when...
24 Sep 2009
Medics posting messages on networking websites like Facebook and Twitter are breaching patient confidentiality, the BBC has reported. Trainee doctors...
3 Dec 2008
The Damian Green fiasco serves as a stark reminder to employers to tighten up their confidentiality and whistleblowing policies, legal...
11 Mar 2006
Diana Kloss explains the technical legal basis for duty of confidence, and when it can be legitimately overridden
23 Aug 2005
Julian Parry advises on ways employers can protect themselves against the dangers posed by iPods and other portable electronic storage devices
15 Sep 2004
ongoing industrial dispute between Swansea Council and its IT staff has taken a
new twist, with the Unison union...
28 May 2002
EAT rules employment tribunals must exercise discretion when employers claim confidential material cannot be presented
1 Feb 2002
What do you do when a key employee leaves the company to join a competitor taking with them valuable commercial information? The law in this area is complex and Paul goulding finds help from an unexpected quarter