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2015 Employment Law Update

  • Written by : Lorraine Foster
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Published
05 Aug
2015

Young people and education

26 June 2015 - All young people in England will need to participate in education or training until the age of 18.

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Social Media and company contacts post-termination. Part 3/3

  • Written by : Lorraine Foster
  • Hit : 1979
Published
03 Jul
2015

Our earlier blogs covered social media in relation to recruitment and staff conduct. This final blog will look at how to put measures in place to protect the business when key employees leave.         

Social media is continuing to expand. Current estimates are Facebook 1 billion, LinkedIn 187 million and Twitter 75 million users worldwide. This creates a wealth of opportunities and dangers for employers.

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Employment Relations in the Social Media Era – Pt 2/3, conduct

  • Written by : Lorraine Foster
  • Hit : 1673
Published
11 Jun
2015

The current ‘social media era’ is changing the way people interact with each other, therefore, inadvertently changing the nature of the relationship between employers and employees.

Inappropriate conduct when fraternising on social media can affect a business in a number of ways and it is recommended that organisations take steps to actively manage employees’ use of social media to avoid any damage being caused to the business.   

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