Category Archives: Industrial Law

BYO Devices

BYO DEVICES The risks and trends As more employees use their own devices to do work, businesses need to be aware of privacy, security and intellectual property rights issues. The current shift in working practices – from the traditional nine-to-five work day based in an office to working remotely and being connected 24/7 – has…
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Privacy

PRIVACY LAWS Businesses need to be prepared for new laws Organisations risk being caught out if they don’t start acting now to update policies. New privacy laws come into force on 13 March 2014. With less than a year to review their privacy policies and information systems to ensure ongoing compliance, businesses need to consider…
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Social Networking

SOCIAL NETWORKING Can you control it? Social media is a double-edged sword. Businesses are increasingly starting to use it for marketing purposes but also face the risks of their employees abusing it, either at work or through comments they or their friends post online. Facebook has more than 500 million active users; 200 million of…
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