Why do I need to be aware or the Contempt of Court Act 1981?

The next topic chosen as part of the Remedy business advice series concerns the Contempt of Court Act 1981. It has far reaching implications and is more relevant to most businesses than you might think.

We all need to be aware of the implications of using e-mail and social media, particularly if a current legal case is referred to or commented on. The Contempt of Court Act 1981 applies to everyone and both employers and employees need to be aware of what they can or can’t comment on and the implications of breaking the law.




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