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  • Reputational damage: six preventative measures for employers

    Date:
    26 June 2017

    Protecting your organisation's reputation is essential but how can employers ensure any damage is kept to a minimum? We list six ways you can reduce the risk.

  • Monitoring employee communications: WhatsApp case raises concerns

    Date:
    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.

  • Criminal law and fatalities in the workplace: what HR needs to know

    Date:
    13 April 2017

    Fatalities in the workplace are a challenge for HR and the stakes are high with the potential for criminal charges, large fines and imprisonment. Andrew Katzen and Claire Wallace from Kickman & Rose solicitors offer a case study with lessons on how to manage each stage of an organisation's response.

  • How should HR react to demands to manage out employees?

    Date:
    31 March 2017

    If employees aren't working out, managers can be impatient to move them out of the organisation. Ed Stacey of PwC Legal looks at how HR can strike a balance between supporting the needs of the business while managing potential legal and reputation risks.

  • Revising a contract of employment: tips to avoid unfair dismissal

    Date:
    2 March 2017

    Employers must tread carefully when revising a contract of employment. Joanna Sutton, senior associate solicitor at Nockolds, offers tips to avoid unfair dismissal claims or employee retention problems.

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