In WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various claimants, the Court of Appeal held that the employer is vicariously liable for the criminal actions of an employee who disclosed the personal data of his fellow employees online.
Whistleblowing support charity Protect celebrates its 25th anniversary with a benchmarking tool that aims to help organisations build trust and improve employees' ability to air public interest concerns. Adam McCulloch reports.
The Government is exploring the possibility of a new law requiring employers with more than 250 employees to publish details of their family-friendly policies. What is the thinking behind the proposal and what impact could it have on large organisations?
Two individual directors have been held liable for the unfair sacking of a whistleblower for the first time, in a case that will reverberate loudly through boardrooms.
If women's menopause symptoms are not treated sensitively, employers can face increased risks of claims for sex and disability discrimination. Charles Wynn-Evans and Emma Zarb of law firm Dechert look at what menopause policies should address.
XpertHR research looks at employers' arrangements for work, rest and celebrations over the Christmas period.
Updated to include information on the Court of Appeal decision in Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd on vicarious liability for a managing director's "brutal assault" of an employee.
Updated to refer to Richard v British Broadcasting Corporation, which dealt with damages for reputational harm in privacy cases.
As employers begin to ramp up their graduate recruitment programmes for 2019, what considerations do they need to bear in mind for EU and non-EU candidates? Jessica Pattinson, head of immigration at Dentons, offers 10 key pieces of advice.
A recruitment agency has been held vicariously liable for the actions of its managing director after he punched someone and caused them brain damage at a Christmas party.
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