Social media

How HR can help in the battle against cyber-criminals

Giving free rein over internet access at work does not only post reputational risks, but leaves organisations open to cyber-hackers....

Do social networks increase exposure to sexual harassment claims?

17 Jan 2018

There is a school of thought that new forms of digital technology have driven a new wave of sexual harassment...

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Private sector strike days jump 80%

4 Dec 2017

The number of working days lost to strike action in the private sector has increased by 80% in a year,...

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What employers can do to stop cyber bullying at work

15 Nov 2017

Anti-Bullying Week is a timely reminder for employers to look at the growing risk of cyber bullying at work. David...

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Workplace by Facebook: How collaboration platforms are changing the way we work

24 Oct 2017

It’s been a year since social media giant Facebook launched its first foray into workplace communication. Ajai Sehgal shares how...

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Six important employment law cases in 2017

28 Jul 2017

The decision by the Supreme Court that the employment tribunal fees system is unlawful may be one of the most...

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Facebook snooping on candidates? GDPR could put a stop to that

27 Jul 2017

Employers who snoop on potential job candidates on social media could soon be breaking the law under GDPR. Ed Stacey,...

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Reputational damage: six preventative measures for employers

26 Jun 2017

How can employers ensure reputational damage is kept to a minimum?

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WhatsApp and confidential data: where to draw the line with social media

18 May 2017

An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp....

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Social media misconduct: dismissal harsh but fair

17 May 2017

An employment tribunal has held that the dismissal of a long-serving employee over derogatory comments she made on Facebook about...

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Monitoring employee communications: WhatsApp case raises concerns

19 Apr 2017

A recent legal case involving messaging service WhatsApp raises issues about monitoring employee communications. Nick Le Riche, a partner at...

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Learning teams must accelerate the path towards digital, says leading analyst

30 Mar 2017

L&D teams want technology to deliver better experiences and increase employee engagement with learning, according to one of Europe’s leading...

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Social media misconduct: fair dismissal over historic tweets

19 Jan 2017

An employment tribunal held that a long-serving employee was fairly dismissed for making derogatory comments about his colleagues and his...

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Seven in 10 organisations use social media to hire

14 Dec 2016

Around seven in 10 organisations now use social media for recruitment purposes, according to the latest data on recruitment metrics...

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Workplace by Facebook: will platform familiarity spell success for business social network?

13 Oct 2016

Industry watchers are divided as to whether Facebook’s new “Workplace social network for business” will prove a hit in the...

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