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Employees on social media: two cautionary tales
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2016

Dealing with the inappropriate use of social media by employees is a common activity for modern employers. Two recent examples involving police


Employment Tribunals Online Database Announced from Autumn 2016
  • Spratt Endicott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2016

The HM Courts and Tribunal Service are going to introduce a new online database of employment tribunal decisions. This new database will be available


Inappropriate Use of Facebook by Employees Leads to Unfair Dismissal
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • United Kingdom
  • July 8 2016

A recent decision by the Employment Appeals Tribunal ("EAT") found that the dismissal of an employee for putting "derogatory" comments on Facebook


No Mixed Messages - Social Media in the Workplace
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2016

Two recent decisions of the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) demonstrate the increasingly common problems that social media usage are creating in


Global Intellectual Property Newsletter A topic for 2016 - Digitalisation 4.0 - Issue 0616
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Global, Iran, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany
  • June 14 2016

In an increasingly interconnected world, with increasingly powerful computational and modelling tools, our ability to gather and process large


Public sector changes to IR35: government consultation
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2016

The ‘intermediaries legislation’ (often called IR35) is designed to ensure that individuals providing services via an intermediary (such as a


No reasonable expectation of privacy regarding emails
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) states that everyone has the right to respect for their private and family life, their


To tweet or not to tweet ?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2016

The temptation to tweet what is on your mind can often be very strong. Perhaps someone has annoyed you at work, or, if you are a student, has failed


No Expectation of Privacy in Relation to Workplace Emails and Evidence Seized by the Police in the UK
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

In the recent case of Garamukanwa v Solent NHS Trust the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") held that the Claimant, Mr Garamukanwa, had no


How would a law banning out-of-hours work emails affect your workplace?
  • Warner Goodman LLP
  • France, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

As a new law in France has been passed giving workers the legal right to ‘disconnect’ from workplace emails, we look at what this could mean if a