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NW businesses ignore social media risks

on Thursday, 10 March 2016. Posted in Industry News

NW businesses ignore social media risks

A survey of 60 businesses in Derry and Donegal has found that 80% have no set ground rules governing social media use in the workplace.


Human resources and employment law experts HR Team carried out the desk survey of small to medium sized businesses in the North West following a recent landmark EU ruling on social media use in the workplace.
Of 60 businesses surveyed, 49 admitted

Staff social media rules bring black and white to grey area

on Wednesday, 09 March 2016. Posted in Industry News

Staff social media rules bring black and white to grey area

 

We wouldn’t expect a newspaper editor to print stories without adhering to checks and balances – why then would employers give free reign to employee posts on social media.
One negative post by a staff member or even the unwitting release of sensitive information can cause untold damage to a business just as defamatory copy can cripple a newspaper. When checks and balances are in place such situations can 

Managing social media in the workplace

on Tuesday, 23 February 2016.

Managing social media in the workplace

HR Team is delighted to be hosting a workshop on 'Managing social media in the workplace' in partnership with law experts from Millar McCall Wylie. Spaces are limited so please book today to secure you place.

Social Media is something that employers cannot simply ignore. Workplace issues resulting from social media are

Workshop on Social Media in the Workplace

on Tuesday, 13 October 2015.

Workshop on Social Media in the Workplace

At HR Team we advise employers that under no circumstances should staff use of social media be ignored. Workplace issues resulting from social media are inevitable if certain measures are not taken. Just one post can cause untold damage to a business. Social media is a ticking time bomb when unchecked in the workplace and one wrong comment can very easily get out of control.

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