Phil Beckett explains how firms can reduce the likelihood of confidential information following employees out of the door

With fears of job uncertainty passing with the recession, employees are starting to gain confidence and are reassessing their career options. In addition to this, employers are on the lookout for top talent to aid their growth and market share, which is their main focus now that concerns over cash flow and survival are behind them.

Although the recovering economy is a positive sign, this also means that employees will be moving on to other companies. Businesses must be aware that when a member of staff leaves, there is always a risk that it will be more than just their physical presence leaving the company. It could be that important confidential data follows in their wake.