Does monitoring staff comms count as illegal spying?

Spying on staff | 127 Media | Employment Law

You would think that it is entirely reasonable to check on your staff to see if they are spending their time at work doing company work – and not using the company IT systems for personal use. However, a recent ruling from the European Court of Human Rights disagrees and calls into question an employer’s […]

Whatsapp Mishap! A Guest Blog About Social Media Policy

WhatsApp | Social Media Policy | HR

Defamation, bullying, and offensive language designed to discredit an organisation and its people… It’s all happening on the internet. Social media tribunal cases are ten a penny. Time and time again, employees fail to foresee the consequences of what they’re posting online. Once it’s up there and available to the public, it no longer belongs […]