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  • WhatsApp and confidential data: where to draw the line with social media

    Date:
    19 May 2017

    An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp. While a reasonable level of employee social media use at work may be acceptable, it is still important to have clear social media policies.

  • Senior Managers Regime: New rules on references from 7 March

    Date:
    28 February 2017

    New rules regarding references in the financial services industry come into force on 7 March as part of the Senior Managers Regime. What are employers' obligations and what information must they include?

  • Employment law changes 2017: eight priorities for HR

    Date:
    8 December 2016

    Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.

  • Employment law changes: October 2016 and beyond

    Date:
    15 September 2016

    The autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host of employment law changes. Bar Huberman sets out the top 10 upcoming legislative changes that employers need to be ready for, even though many implementation dates have yet to be confirmed.

  • Are we seeing greater protection for whistleblowers?

    Date:
    8 September 2016

    Education England recently introduced whistleblowing protection for junior doctors. This forms part of a growing trend towards increased protection for those who make disclosures, argues Sean Dempsey from Lewis Silkin.

  • References in the banking sector: what HR needs to know

    Date:
    20 May 2016

    Employers in the banking sector must comply with tough new requirements as part of major regulatory reform. What impact will this have on how HR deals with references? Sarah Ozanne, Of Counsel at law firm CMS, explains.

  • The trust and confidence mantra: case round-up for NHS employers

    Date:
    15 October 2015

    Capsticks Solicitors highlight some of the case law that NHS employers should take into account before referring to the loss of trust and confidence as a reason for dismissal.

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