Free Webinar: Social Media in the Workplace (part one)

27 Oct

Dr Yvonne Foster, Director of Lotus HR, is partnering with Lee Gabbie, a Partner at leading London Law firm, Bracher Rawlins, and Simon Alsop of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) to bring you a series of free webinars looking at social media in the workplace.


The first webinar takes place on Thursday 3 November and will look at the issues and risks surrounding social media in the work setting and the session will cover:


Context and current issues - why is social media relevant in the workplace?

What levels of usage do employers typically permit for staff, ie what are the boundaries?

Policy question - to what extent can and should employers control their staff's expressions of opinion on social media about the current political landscape?


Commercial issues


Protecting client relationships

Reputation issues surrounding how the company is portrayed both within the company (ie to staff) and outside the company (ie to clients, customers and suppliers)


Monitoring of communications

When should you monitor employees?

How to communicate to employees that you are monitoring them

In what circumstances is covert monitoring permitted


Action points

Social media policy? Is it worth having one?

What should you say about employee monitoring?


The webinar session will feature a live Q&A