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Who owns your employee’s LinkedIn account?

The HR Dept is warning business owners to perform checks on who their employees connect with on social media sites like LinkedIn and Twitter, as asking an employee to delete or hand over their connections upon termination of employment is a very under represented area of employment law. If an employee connects with potential clients and contacts as part of their role through LinkedIn or Twitter, l...

The April Changes

Spring is here and so are more employment law changes for employers to grapple with. The qualifying period for an employee to bring a claim of unfair dismissal will increase from 1-2 years on 6th April 2012. The changes are part of the Coalition’s Red Tape Challenge, intended to trim back employment law that businesses are often burdened with. The changes mean that employees will have to...

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Employees nationwide will be joining in celebrations to mark the Queen’s Jubilee in June this year, with a special additional bank holiday on Tuesday 5th June 2012. The late May bank holiday has been moved to Monday 4th June 2012, giving employees who are entitled to the extra day off a four day weekend and a three day working week. However, whilst the additional bank holiday has been anno...