Running the risk


In the present economic climate businesses face many risks: customer default, product defect, supplier problems and even disruption caused by strikes or the weather. However, another specific risk is becoming increasingly common – that posed by employees who decide to ‘jump ship’ and work for a competitor.

How can the business prevent them from joining a competitor, particularly if that employee is intent on soliciting business from customers, poaching staff, or exploiting the use of confidentia