In DLA Piper's case of the week, Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet Europe and others, the Supreme Court held that an individual can be liable for breach of confidence only if he or she knows that the information being used is confidential.
Practical guidance on the law on harmonising contractual terms and conditions following a TUPE transfer, including variation of terms derived from a collective agreement; economic, technical and organisational reasons for variation; and varying terms with employees' consent.
A model restrictive covenant contract clause to prohibit existing staff from disclosing secret company information or using confidential information.
A model contract clause on an employee's obligation to disclose developments.
A model contract clause on employee's inventions created before commencement of employment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to contracts of employment.