Advice on Social Media and the Employment Relationship

It's hard to think of a bigger change in the workplace over the last 10 years than the arrival of social media as a means of communication. Their rapid rise in prevalence and importance is changing the nature of work and how it balances with our private lives.

The use of social media at work presents new opportunities to employers, but also new responsibilities. One is how to manage the amount of time spent using the sites.

This advisory guide looks at the popular social media sites, the legislation relevant to social media,  the impact of social media on the employment relationship and developing and introducing a social media policy.

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Last updated: 14 September 2019