Friday, 27 January 2017

The liability for employers for the conduct of their employees – when does an employee’s conduct fall within the “the course of employment”?

an article by Engin Mustafa (Kingston University and Kingston Business School, Kingston-Upon-Thames, UK) published in Human Resource Management International Digest Volume 24 Issue 7 (2016)


This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

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All employers need to understand the exposure to risk that their organizations face. In the field of human resource management, the liability of the employer for the actions (or omissions) of an employee is a key part of managing that risk. The scope of such liability is delimited by both statute and case law which has helped clarify the position of employer liability, thereby allowing an employer to mitigate risk.

Practical implications
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