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3rd November 2009

HR departments to organised so managers do not send unprotected data to home computers

An NHS Foundation Trust has been found to be in breach of the Data Protection Act because a member of the HR department transferred personal information to his home computer. The information transferred contained sensitive personal data (about another employee’s criminal record). This information…
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20th November 2009

Compensation can be awarded for the "stigma" of making a claim

Employment Tribunals can award compensation if a claimant is likely to find it more difficult to find another job in the future because of making a claim for discrimination. So the Court of Appeal decided in Chagger v Abbey National plc. a case in which the claimant had been awarded more that…
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