Suspect Employee Disloyalty? The Rules for Monitoring at Work

Suspect Employee Disloyalty? The Rules for Monitoring at Work

Just over a decade ago amid increasing threats from terrorism and organised crime, the UK’s interception of communications regime was updated to include the lawful interception of email, the Internet and other online technologies. Unauthorised interception of electronic communications was banned outright. Yet organisations would still need to have control over their own business systems for lawful business practices. […]

The Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice)(Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000

The Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice)(Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000

The Telecommuncations (Lawful Business Practice) (Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000 (known as the ‘Lawful Business Practice’ Regulations) provide the legal basis which allows organisations to monitor staff emails and other forms of digital communications, including their use of the Internet whilst at work.  Organisations may want to monitor communications for several reasons, including for training and […]