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  • What the Great British Bake Off teaches us about retaining talent

    22 September 2016

    Fans of the Great British Bake Off are still reeling from the news it will move from the BBC to Channel 4, without presenters Mel, Sue or Mary Berry. We examine how employers should react when there's a risk of key people leaving, and if there is anything they can do to mitigate losing top talent.

  • Protecting confidential information: six tips for employers

    29 June 2016

    In this technological age, employers have the challenge of protecting confidential information within a digital landscape. Fiona Cuming sets out six tips to help.

  • How should employers prepare for the EU Trade Secrets Directive?

    1 March 2016

    The new draft EU Trade Secrets Directive aims to clarify what is and is not a trade secret, but will the proposed rules prevent whistleblowers disclosing commercially damaging information? David Whincup of Squire Patton Boggs looks at what steps UK employers should take in advance of the Directive becoming law.

  • Moonlighting: how to handle employees working additional jobs

    1 November 2013

    The financial crisis and squeeze on living standards has forced many employees to "moonlight", which can cause difficulties for the principal employer. James Green considers how to best tackle a shadowy issue.

  • Weekly dilemma: Garden leave

    1 December 2011

    This week's dilemma concerns an employer that suspects that one of its departing employees has started her new job during garden leave.

  • Weekly dilemma: Post-termination restrictions

    3 March 2011

    This week's dilemma concerns an employer's options regarding post-termination restrictions for employees.

  • Resignations: case study

    1 February 2010

    Amy Nash and Sarah-Marie Williams of Clyde & Co LLP conclude a series of articles on resignations with a case study.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to contractual clauses to protect the business.