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No reasonable expectation of privacy regarding emails
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) states that everyone has the right to respect for their private and family life, their

To tweet or not to tweet ?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2016

The temptation to tweet what is on your mind can often be very strong. Perhaps someone has annoyed you at work, or, if you are a student, has failed

How would a law banning out-of-hours work emails affect your workplace?
  • Warner Goodman LLP
  • France, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

As a new law in France has been passed giving workers the legal right to ‘disconnect’ from workplace emails, we look at what this could mean if a

No Expectation of Privacy in Relation to Workplace Emails and Evidence Seized by the Police in the UK
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

In the recent case of Garamukanwa v Solent NHS Trust the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") held that the Claimant, Mr Garamukanwa, had no

LinkedIn: a trojan horse?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2016

The benefits of the social media tool, LinkedIn, to grow contacts and enhance business are now well-known. However, a business that encourages its

Rulebook vital for social media minefield
  • Philip Lee
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

As appeared in www.buzplus.ie on 27 April 2016 - The recent Employment Appeals Tribunal’s (EAT) decision on an unfair dismissals case taken by former

The new General Data Protection Regulation - what employers need to know
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

On 14 April 2016, the European Parliament voted formally to approve a new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR will replace the

DWF Employment Law Speed Brief - March 2016
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2016

Obligations on employers to publish information showing the difference in pay between men and women will come into force in October 2016. Employers

Termination for Offensive Social Media Posts May Be a “Reasonable Response” in the UK
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2016

The UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently considered two unfair dismissal cases in which an employer terminated an employee for

The New HSE Strategy - will it help Great Britain work well?
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 4 2016

Following a two month nationwide engagement programme utilising social media,HelpGBWorkWell, HSE has now published its new health and safety system