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Recruitment Watch
 Briefing 
Date
09 February 2015

Recruitment Watch

Welcome to the latest edition of Recruitment Watch, prepared by the Firm's Recruitment Services Group.

In this issue we look at the seriousness of data theft, four 'Top Tips' for starting your own recruitment business and how to protect your business during team moves. 

If there is anything in this newsletter that you wish to discuss further, please do not hesitate to contact me or any member of the team.


DATA THEFT – BEWARE CIVIL & CRIMINAL SANCTIONS

A recruitment company's position in the market is reliant on the value of its confidential information, its trade connections and the ability of its staff to exploit this to broker the placement of candidates. All too often, employees are tempted to steal a recruiter's candidate database.

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STARTING A RECRUITMENT BUSINESS - four 'top tips'

As with any business, starting a recruitment business requires detailed planning from the very beginning. This will help you get off to a smooth start and should increase your chances of successfully growing the business, attracting investment if required and, ultimately, achieving an exit. 

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Team Moves: How to Defend your business

Two judgments handed down at the tail end of last year examined the remedies available to employers who are faced with team moves, whether the threat comes from an established competitor, as in one case, or a start up, as in the other.

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recruitment news

The Recruitment Services Group provide regular news updates from the recruitment industry.

Keep up-do-date on the latest legal, commercial, economic and political developments in the recruitment sector by reading the Recruitment Watch blog.

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