Social media misconduct – no formal guidance but some sensible rules
Employment Issues / Social Media / Solicitors Journal

Social media misconduct – no formal guidance but some sensible rules

Although the EAT has not yet provided guidance on dealing with social media-related conduct issues, there are some elements of a recent decision that employers can learn from, writes Kevin Poulter An employee dismissed for posting ‘banter’ on Facebook several years before initially succeeded in his claim for unfair dismissal, but that decision has now … Continue reading

Could you weather a Twitterstorm like Rupert Murdoch?
Social Media

Could you weather a Twitterstorm like Rupert Murdoch?

Rupert Murdoch has been called out on his support for ‘real black’ presidential hopeful Ben Carson, but swiftly apologised, declaring “No offence meant.” The BBC has reported the gaffe, confirming: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has apologised for a tweet suggesting President Barack Obama is not a “real black president”. In tweets praising Republican candidate Ben Carson, … Continue reading