• 25 JUL 16
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    How to stop ex-employees from stealing confidential data

    How to stop ex-employees from stealing confidential data

    Previously Michael Shroot discussed how criminal law is being used to protect confidential data. Here he explores how recent civil proceedings have prevented ex-employees from taking information to a rival business. Why you need to protect your confidential data Confidential information includes everything from current and prospective client lists, price mechanisms, and strategic business plans

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    • 18 JUL 16
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    Protecting your business’ confidential information is crucial

    Protecting your business’ confidential information is crucial

    Ensuring confidential information is adequately protected is crucial to the profitability of any business and failing to do so could seriously damage your balance sheet. The financial and reputational implications of losing commercial data cannot be overstated. Here, Michael Shroot explains why. Areas of business activity that involve confidential information At an operational level confidential

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    • 15 JUL 16
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    Can I take my child out of school to go on holiday?

    Can I take my child out of school to go on holiday?

    Parents wanting to take their children on holiday during term time have been given fresh hope by a landmark court ruling – although the legal picture remains unclear. Louise Daniel explains the issues. Dad is cleared of Education Act offence A High Court ruling that a father did not break the law when he took

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