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Employee Monitoring: Part 2

What happens when it is your employees who are doing the monitoring?

With the advances in technology, particularly smartphones, covert recordings by employees are on the increase.  We have seen a rise in employees covertly recording disciplinary and grievance hearings, including even the private deliberations of the hearing panel.  What can you do if you discover an employee has been making covert recordings of their colleagues in the workplace?

In our webinar, Vanessa and Matthew explore the case law surrounding covert recordings, including whether they may be treated as gross misconduct and their admissibility as evidence in a Tribunal hearing.  We will also discuss the potential data protection implications of covert recordings and suggest some practical steps to tackle what is becoming an increasingly common issue for employers.


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