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Five vital questions on the implications of UK law on social media

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 23 2015

Compliance with relevant advertising and marketing rules is a key priority. All relevant rules, whether it’s the CAP Code, unfair trading regulations

Enforced subject access requests now unlawful

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 12 2015

Employers in the UK who now carry out criminal record checks on job applicants, or existing employees, by forcing that person to make a request for

Beware! An exchange of emails could constitute a binding settlement

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 11 2015

In Bieber and others v Teathers Limited, the parties’ respective solicitors agreed a figure for settlement of a claim, by email, without either side

Making the most of social media: possibilities and pitfalls

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 11 2015

Social media covers such a wide variety of platforms and methods of communication that generalisation is difficult. But we believe it is possible to

Keeping pace with social media in the workplace

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 2 2015

In recent years, the social media phenomenon has continued apace and there is no doubt that it is now an integral part of a significant proportion of

Dismissal for offensive social media posts

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2015

The recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Game Retail Ltd v Laws, highlights that it is possible for employers to defend unfair

The irritation game does anyone else notice these things or is just you?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2015

Moving on swiftly from distressing things interviewers can do to job candidates what about the reverse, those things candidates do which most

Can an employee be fairly dismissed for posting offensive non-work related tweets? Game Retail Ltd v Laws

  • Swan Turton LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2015

In what is believed to be the first Employment Appeal Tribunal decision involving Twitter, the EAT has held that an Employment Tribunal failed to

To tweet or not to tweet - offensive tweets and unfair dismissal

  • William Fry
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 11 2015

An employee in the UK was dismissed after he posted non-work related offensive and derogatory tweets on his private Twitter account outside of work

An offensive tweet on a personal Twitter page could lead to dismissal for gross misconduct

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

Dismissal for gross misconduct could be within the band of reasonable responses for an employer where an employee has posted offensive tweets on