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Ownership and use of social media by employees in the UK

Ownership and use of social media by employees in the UK

While there are considerable benefits of using social media, in this bulletin we look at how businesses can ensure that they protect themselves legally to ensure that they are able to benefit from the value created on social media, and that this is not lost to contractors or employees...

#MeToo and Beyond – Time to take sexual harassment allegations seriously (Part 1)

#MeToo and Beyond – Time to take sexual harassment allegations seriously (Part 1)

The #MeToo movement has not increased incidents of sexual harassment, but it may well increase reporting of inappropriate behaviour in the workplace as employees feel more empowered to speak out. It is important for employers to handle situations sensitively and professionally...

10 social media accounts every HR leader needs to follow

10 social media accounts every HR leader needs to follow

One of the things the HR industry doesn’t suffer from is a lack of information. Access to high quality resources, articles and features for just about any subject is at our fingertips. The only problem is it can be a little overwhelming with the sheer volume of content passing your eyes...

Don’t fear it. Why a subscription plan for legal support is the way to go for savvy HR teams.

Don’t fear it. Why a subscription plan for legal support is the way to go for savvy HR teams.

Do you use Office 365? Dropbox for Business? Vodafone for business? Have you used Netflix, Amazon or Spotify? If the answer to any of the above is yes, then you’ve already placed your trust in a subscription plan...

New Data Protection Laws – GDPR

New Data Protection Laws – GDPR

Our current data protection laws will change on 25 May 2018. This may seem a long way off but the changes are fundamental and will include massively increased fines for breaches of the new regime. Due to the scale of the changes to data protection laws, your organisation needs to take steps now...

The 4 trends set to shake up HR in 2017

The 4 trends set to shake up HR in 2017

We’ve taken some time out to summarise the trends which are likely to dominate HR conversations in 2017, so you can get a head start on planning how your team will integrate these ideas into your New Year strategy...

How come HR teams with smaller budgets seem able to do more?

How come HR teams with smaller budgets seem able to do more?

In HR, it’s all systems go and you probably don’t get much time to stop and look around at what’s going on outside of your own organisation. But sometimes it’s worth a little nosey to find out what other HR teams are up to...

Tackle potential HR issues during the Euros

Tackle potential HR issues during the Euros

The start of the Euros on 10 June 2016 is bringing anticipation and excitement to millions of football fans across Europe but this time of fun and “backing your team” could cause a headache for employers...

Social media misconduct

Social media misconduct

We are finding that an increasing number of employers are coming to us with inappropriate content an employee has posted on social media sites such as Facebook.

Do employers really have the right to access the private messages of their employees?

Do employers really have the right to access the private messages of their employees?

Contrary to what headlines earlier in the week may have led you to believe, there are still limits to how an employer can monitor employees' private messages.