Month: November 2000

Monitoring staff phone calls and emails

The Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice) (Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000 which came into force on 24 October specify the circumstances in which it is lawful for an employer to monitor and record staff emails and telephone calls.  One of the reasons behind their introduction was a desire to provide a degree of certainty for businesses …   Read more

FIFA/UEFA task force proposals on transfers: replaying the old (failed) arguments

The FIFA/UEFA Task Force proposals designed to deal with the EC Commission’s objections to transfer fees within contract, envisage maintaining transfers within the national leagues. On the other hand, an arbitration system will be established to fix fees for international transfers within the EU. The object of this exercise is to take national transfers outside …   Read more