UK: HSF Global Guide to Whistleblowing

Herbert Smith Freehills has published the first edition of a Global Guide to Whistleblowing, providing a quick reference guide to the law and culture around employees 'blowing the whistle' in 40 key jurisdictions covering in EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Read more

Asia: Bring your own device (BYOD) arrangement – benefits and tips

Bring your own device ("BYOD") is a practice that allows employees to use personal mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops for business purposes. Whilst there are apparent benefits for enabling employees with mobile technology, employers should be aware of the commercial and legal issues that may arise and give due regard to security … Read more

Mass redundancies in EMEA

Recent times have seen regular announcements of mass redundancies, more often than not from a company with global operations. These companies face the daunting challenge of analysing and comparing employee rights under the different legal regimes and co-ordinating the headcount reduction internationally.  Our recent briefing provides an overview of the regimes in key jurisdictions in … Read more