All items: Confidentiality clauses

  • Six tips for protecting confidential information

    30 June 2016

    The High Court ruled that Sunderland FC was entitled to dismiss one of its directors for gross misconduct because he had leaked confidential information about the club to third parties. We set out six tips to help employers protect confidential information.

  • Confidentiality clause centre stage in libel case

    22 June 2016

    Can an employer tell its clients that an employee has been dismissed for leaking confidential information to a competitor? The High Court had to consider this issue in Theedom v Nourish Trading Ltd (t/a CSP Recruitment) and another, and decide whether or not the employer had a defence to libel.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to confidentiality clauses.