How to Protect Confidential Information

Posted in : Reddy Made Contracts on 17 September 2019
Laura Graham
Reddy Charlton Solicitors
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Confidential information is a valuable commercial asset to a business. Like other assets of the business, confidential information requires protection.

During the course of employment, employees usually have access to confidential information, which can range from client contact details to a secret formula.

While an employer may feel reasonably secure in trusting their employees with confidential information, what happens when the employment relationship comes to an end?

In this article, Laura Graham, Partner in the Commercial and Employment Law Department at Reddy Charlton Solicitors, looks at:

  1. The types of confidential information;
  2. The extent to which it is implied that each type of

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This article is correct at 17/09/2019

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Laura Graham
Reddy Charlton Solicitors

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