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19 Jan 2016
‘I spy…’ how far can employers go when it comes to monitoring employee communications?
Last week The European Court of Human Rights’ (“ECtHR”) judgment in the case of Bărbulescu v Romania, where a Romanian engineer was fired for sending messages to his fianceé on his private Yahoo chats, confirmed that the monitoring of an employee’s personal communications was not a breach of his human rights (in particular Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (right to respect for private and family life, home and correspondence))....
15 Jan 2016
asb law LLP, shortlisted for national innovation award
We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted in the best leadership of innovation category in the 2016 Managing Partner Forum (MPF) Awards....
8 Jan 2016
To marry or not to marry?
The latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics are showing some interesting changes and trends developing in how we are choosing to conduct our personal lives....
8 Jan 2016
What's in a name?
Twenty years ago a “Person At Risk” was an accepted term in the health and social care field used to describe an individual that was at risk of (or had experienced) exploitation or abuse. In March 2000 the Department of Health first issued “No Secrets” which was part of a transition to the use of Vulnerable Person in promoting multi agency responses to abuse. We are now migrating back towards Persons At Risk. So what is in a name?...
6 Jan 2016
Sensible solutions to sensitive issues
asb law’s Laurie Child provides some practical tips for employers dealing with sensitive employee issues...