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Category: Employment Policies

Who Owns Your Business Contacts? Protect Business Data through your Social Media Policy

As a business owner, your contacts database is likely to be something that you guard closely. Ownership of those contacts whose details are in some form of CRM is easy to determine.

But what about those contacts who are gathered through employee networking and stored on privately owned social media accounts? They are still very valuable to the business but how do you prevent them disappearing out of the door at the same time as the employee leaves?

The Need for Consistency in Applying HR Policies

In recent months, we have spoken with clients who have found themselves being accused of discrimination because they have treated individuals differently when it comes to areas, such as making up time for medical appointments or the approach they have taken to sick pay. So, is it really possible to have policies which offer flexibility but prevent these types of claims of unfair treatment in the work place?