February 2016 – the employee's right to work for others

February 2016 – the employee's right to work for others

Welcome to our February blog post in partnership with highly regarded employment team from 5 Essex Court. Five from 5 Clare Harrington and Dan Hobbs, employment barristers from 5 Essex Court  add their ‘Five from 5’ articles to our blog. Most months one of these articles will also link you through to a longer article on their own. Read more

Employee Monitoring: Not So Fast

Employee Monitoring: Not So Fast

There has been considerable publicity last month in relation to the recent ECHR case of Bărbulescu v Romania (January 2016). This has frequently been reported as holding that employers can monitor employee communications. The ECHR press release heading states ‘Monitoring of an employee’s use of the internet and his resulting dismissal was justified.’ Popular commentary suggests. Read more

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