All items: Article 8: right to respect for private and family life

  • Microchipping workers: What are the moral, practical and legal implications?

    22 August 2017

    Three Square Market, a Wisconsin-based tech company, recently became one of the first in the world to microchip staff. David Sheppard, associate at Capital Law, looks at the employment law implications of this controversial move.

  • Monitoring employee communications: WhatsApp case raises concerns

    20 April 2017

    A recent legal case involving messaging service WhatsApp raises issues about monitoring employee communications. Nick Le Riche, a partner at Bircham Dyson Bell, offers practical tips on balancing employees' privacy rights with employers' need to protect confidential data.

  • Surveillance at work: the legal issues of using CCTV

    24 January 2017

    CCTV used to require installation by specialist security engineers, but modern small-scale camera systems can now be rigged up by almost anyone. Pam Loch, managing partner of Loch Employment Law, looks at the legal implications of surveillance cameras in the workplace.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to art.8 of the Convention on Human Rights (the right to respect for private and family life).