Podcast: Remote monitoring of homeworkers
Given that more staff now work from home, employers may be thinking about using surveillance software to help monitor staff conduct and productivity levels. But what are the legal implications of doing so and the best practice guidelines? And, just because you can monitor, does that mean you should?
Jo Broadbent, counsel knowledge lawyer at Hogan Lovells, takes you through these issues and more, including recent case law, the impact of the UK GDPR and future developments.
Having access to software that allows almost every aspect of an employee's working day to be monitored doesn't mean that using that software is necessarily sensible.
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