New Criminal Offences from 2015

New Criminal Offences The last 12 months have seen the introduction of a number of completely new criminal offences. Below are some examples of new criminal offences designed to address behaviour that may have previously gone undetected or unpunished;   Smoking in Cars It is now a criminal offence to smoke in a car whilst[…]

Industrial Espionage Claim Leads to £275,000 Payout

Employees sadly cannot always be trusted and industrial espionage is a threat which cannot be ignored. In one case, a company received £275,000 in damages and legal costs after a disloyal worker abused her position to disperse confidential and commercially sensitive information to others. The company for which the woman worked (company A) became suspicious after[…]

Industrial Espionage Claim Leads to £275,000 Payout

Employees sadly cannot always be trusted and industrial espionage is a threat which cannot be ignored. In one case, a company received £275,000 in damages and legal costs after a disloyal worker abused her position to disperse confidential and commercially sensitive information to others. The company for which the woman worked (company A) became suspicious after[…]