Preventing your former staff from working for competitors sounds tempting, but post-employment restrictions (also known as ‘restrictive covenants’) on ex-employees' activities are only enforceable if they...
Around 80% of data security incidents are caused by staff error, so appropriate employee training is crucial to your data security policy.
Serious data breaches expose businesses to huge fines, as well...
Data is the new oil in our modern world. But the scope of personal data may include more than you realise.
Are you clear about how you can store the data?
If not, you need to act now.
What is personal...
When starting a company for the first time, the lines between shareholders and directors can often seem blurred - particularly when the founders of the company are also the directors and the sole sh...
How can employers be part of the change to create racial equality for minorities and break down the systemic racism that still affects Black people?
Here are some of the legal and practical steps for...
Human resources capability can be a low priority for start-ups.
But dedicated HR resource does more than just hiring and firing. It can improve productivity, boost morale and provide crucial staff training...
Employment law is constantly evolving, particularly because of COVID-19. People are at the heart of this unprecedented pandemic.
Our Employment Law Zone App is a digital encyclopaedia to guide you through...
The GDPR's entry into force has forced HR teams to re-evaluate the ways in which they justify the use of personal data relating to their employees, applicants and contractors. Whilst compliance priorities...
The Share Incentive Plan is a qualifying employee share ownership plan which must be operated on an all-employee basis.
The key features of the plan are:
up to £3,600 of “free shares” can be awarded...
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