In today’s world information can be as valuable as cash. You would not leave a large pile of cash unguarded in your office. However, few start up and growing businesses give much thought to how to safeguard the information which is the lifeblood of their business. What would happen if a designer or project worker left and targetted your biggest client, worked for a competitor, or took a project with them?
The highest risk to your business critical information, whether this is a customer contact database, software code or business plan is in fact from inside your organisation.
Lee Jefcott Head of Employment Law at Blue Sky Law deals with the repercussions of employees exiting businesses. It is all too often the case that a few simple steps taken at the start would have saved lots of expense and headaches later on. All too often by the time the investigation has come to Lee’s attention it is too late and more a case of limiting the damage.
Senior staff exits have risen during the recession, as has the temptation to exploit information, know how and customer relationship.
To stop this from happening to you and to find out some simple steps you can take to reduce the risk come along to a free seminar being held on 12th September.......Click here for more information.