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22
May 2020

Section: Employer Services

Non Disclosure Agreements – ending abuse of the confidentiality clause?

A Non Disclosure Agreement (“NDA”) or a confidentiality clause may be used by an employer to prevent an employee from disclosing information.  Amid growing controversy in the use of NDAs in cases of criminal activity, sexual harassment, discrimination and whistleblowing, ACAS recently issued new guidance in the fair and proper use of such a document. …

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21
May 2020

Section: Regulatory Services

Coronavirus Workplace Testing – Personal Data implications

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s data governance body, has issued guidance for employers to rely upon should they decide to test employees for Coronavirus or its symptoms. Clearly, the medical information of employees is of paramount sensitivity which must be protected by the employer by additional safeguards and further layers of fortification. During…

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18
May 2020

Section: Regulatory Services

Easing the Lockdown – Support for your Workplace

The Government is now “actively encouraging” employees to return to work where it is not possible carry out their role from home. Workplaces are gradually reopening and businesses are now starting to plan for further easing of lockdown measures over the next few weeks and months. Whilst our employment team has been advising in areas…

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