Tips for European employers on how to protect company trade secrets.
7 to 12 years. According to an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development study, this is the average amount of time spent by an employee with any one European Union employer. However, in some countries, regions and sectors, employees move around more frequently than this, and the current COVID-19 pandemic will also have had an impact on these numbers.
In any event, if one of your employees leaves, you do not want your company’s trade secrets and other confidential information to leave with them.