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Social Media in the Workplace… FREE* Employment Law Briefing

social-media-graphicThe last year has seen an incredible growth in the number of workplace disputes due to the use and abuse of the internet, email and social media.

 

Employment Tribunals and the High Court are now handing down judgments on claims for unfair dismissal, harassment and discrimination involving the misuse of social media.

 

Employers are right to be concerned about the impact on their business and need to understand what rights and responsibilities they have regarding the use of social media by their staff, and how to ensure they are not infringing rights of privacy by monitoring its use.

 

How can we help you? Hosting a FREE* Employment Seminar

 

Renney and Co Employment SolicitorsEmployment law is one of the fastest developing areas of law where even a small mistake or a brief error of judgement can be costly. Keeping on top of ever changing legislation and best practice can be time consuming and challenging for any business.

 

To assist local employers to understand their obligations, White Horse Employment are bringing back the extremely popular topic surrounding social media and are teaming up with Jennifer Renney-Butland and Philip McCabe of Renney and Co Employment Solicitors to deliver a FREE* Employment Law Briefing that will guide you through the law relating to  your employees use of social media in the workplace.

 

If you are a business owner, HR Professional, Director or Manager who oversees employees, you will find this informal presentation of great benefit.

 

Thursday, 16th July 2015
9.30am – 11.30am, Registration: 9.00am Cumberwell Park, Bradford-on-Avon

 

What does the seminar cover?

 

This briefing aims to help you identify the main legal issues you need to be aware of to ensure your business is properly protected. It will focus on:

  • Monitoring online activity: what is legal?
  • Ownership of social media/business contacts
  • Misconduct leading to harassment, bullying and discrimination
  • Excessive use of emails/internet for personal use
  • Taking disciplinary action
  • Damage to the employer’s reputation and
  • Social Media policies
 

Why should you attend?

 

This informal workshop is designed to help you, and your managers, to look at the various employment law and HR issues that arisein this area of growing importance in the modern working environment.

 

The responsibilities surrounding social media has a significant impact on your business, so it is key that you are prepared.

 

Book your place on our seminar today by emailing me: emma.roberts@wh-employment.co.uk

*First delegate FREE, £20.00 plus VAT for each additional delegate attending from the same organisation.
** Closing date for bookings, Friday 10th July, please not cancellations after this date may result in “Additional Delegates” charges still being invoiced.

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