HR3.0 – managing employees in the digital world
Employment Issues / Social Media

HR3.0 – managing employees in the digital world

The unstoppable rise in social media presents both opportunities and challenges for HR professionals. A basic understanding of what is on offer and an appreciation of the inherent risks is essential for the good management and control of this often wayward communications tool. Social media is a phenomenon. For example, in just over 10 short … Continue reading

Should employers follow criminal guidelines when considering social media misconduct?
Employment Issues / Social Media

Should employers follow criminal guidelines when considering social media misconduct?

In December 2012, Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) set out interim guidelines for the prosecution of people who misuse social media, but are these suitable for use in the workplace? As a result of an increase in the number of allegations the Crown Prosecution Service has had to deal with – about … Continue reading