New recruits should be informed clearly, before they start new jobs, and in writing, exactly what the company guidelines are regarding use of social media. They should be clear about what is meant by social media and they should be quizzed on the policy as part of their company induction for their new job. These guidelines should also be laid out clearly in the staff handbook.
A shake up of employment law has been revealed by Business Secretary Vince Cable during a speech to the EEF.
The reforms are designed to help businesses to grow and flourish, by improving the way employers take people on, manage disputes and let people go. Proposed reforms to tribunals alone are expected to deliver £40 billion to employers in benefits.