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Often a controversial topic in the workplace is worker monitoring. As an employer have you had to deal with any issues or complaints?

Employers and workers are often confused about their respective legal rights. Workers will challenge the decision to monitor because they consider it intrusive.

Employers however consider that monitoring is a legitimate business tool, which has become increasingly important given the advancement of remote working, with the nature of the business determining the level of monitoring needed. For example, to ensure operations are efficient, to protect confidential information and commercial interests or to meet regulatory obligations.

The ICO has new guidance on how to monitor fairly and minimise any risks. Read our full article to find out the changes and how to deal with them.