Privacy: Tinker, tailor, worker, spy – covert recordings in the workplace

Michael Chattle and Katie Lobley explore the issue of employees making secret recordings and provide advice on how to reduce the risks that this poses ‘There is no concept that a covert recording is fruit from a poison tree and therefore automatically not to be admitted as evidence in tribunal proceedings.’ Once upon a time, …
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Cases Referenced

  • Brandeaux Advisers (UK) Ltd v Chadwick [2010] EWHC 3241 (QB)
  • Chairman and Governors of Amwell View School v Dogherty [2006] UKEAT/0243/06/DA
  • Phoenix House v Stockman [2019] UKEAT/0284/17/00
  • Punjab National Bank (International) Ltd & ors v Gosain [2014] UKEAT/0003/14/SM
  • Vaughan v London Borough of Lewisham & ors [2013] UKEAT/0534/12/SM