A recent EAT decision concerning offensive tweets made by an employee on his personal twitter account, said that the Employment Judge should have taken account of the public nature of Twitter when deciding whether the employee’s dismissal was fair.
The Department for Work and Pensions has this month published guidance for employers about the new Fit for Work service.
Engaging and incentivising employees through employee share ownership is becoming an increasingly popular model. It generally results in improved levels of profitability, and it doesn’t have to be complicated or involve giving up control of your business.
The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, January 6-9, Las Vegas, is yet again showing us the future of technology. 2014’s gadgets move over, there is flashier tech in town. This year, apparently, if you are not wearing whatever technology you own it is officially obsolete.
For the most part, it will be form and functionality that are foremost in the mind of most website operators because, in this day and age, website users are discerning and keeping their attention is key. However, a preoccupation with keeping a visitor on a website by virtue of a dynamic ‘look and feel’ must be tempered with a degree of legal substance.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has handed a £90,000 fine to a boiler company for persistent nuisance calling and targeting vulnerable individuals.