Tweeting is a Work Concern

Examples of employees being reprimanded for ill-advised tweets are common, such as the Bristol stockbroker sacked for tweeting: “Think I just hit a cyclist. But I’m late for work so had to drive off lol.” But the assumption that personal tweets that do not mention the tweeter’s employer are ‘safe’ is wrong, says Andrew Brown… Read More

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Work Time: You, Social Media & Your Mobile Phone

Swansea’s giant DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) licensing centre has sacked a worker after he was caught using Facebook on his personal phone. Senior managers at the Morriston centre took the action after it emerged the staff member was accessing the social networking site during office hours at the DVLA last year. The agency… Read More