Protecting Confidential Advice – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 16 June 2020
Jack Balmer
Tughans
Issues covered: Subject Access Request; Legal Privilege; Confidential Information; Data Protection; Discrimination and Equality

For June 2020, we have asked the employment team at Tughans to provide practical answers to unusual, sensitive or complex work-related queries. We call this feature “How do I handle it?”

The articles are aimed at HR professionals and other managers who may need to deal from time to time with the less common place disputes at work; issues that may, if handled incorrectly, lead to claims of discrimination or constructive dismissal or some other serious difficulty. 

I am a HR Business Partner dealing with a highly contentious grievance appeal from an employee who alleges that they have been subjected to sexual harassment by a colleague. I have become aware of several messages between a

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This article is correct at 16/06/2020
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Jack Balmer
Tughans

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