Dismissed buttock-tweeting rugby star awarded £150,000 damages
Employment Issues / Social Media

Dismissed buttock-tweeting rugby star awarded £150,000 damages

A Yorkshire rugby star sacked after a photo of a teammate’s bottom appeared on his Twitter feed has been awarded almost £150,000 for wrongful dismissal following a hearing in Leeds. Keith Mason has been awarded significant damages after his former Rugby Super League club Huddersfield Giants, for which he had played seven seasons, dismissed him … Continue reading

Businesses and employees must protect themselves against ‘frape’
Social Media

Businesses and employees must protect themselves against ‘frape’

Frequently, employees who are accused of inappropriate behaviour on social media sites will blame someone else. “I didn’t write that” may sometimes seem like a convenient passing of the buck, but online identity theft – however temporary – is very real and can have serious consequences. You may not be familiar with such vulgar words … Continue reading