Social Media & the Law

There’s no doubt that social media can be a powerful tool for your business.

It gives you the ability to connect with your customers, generate sales and build your brand online – regardless of your budget.

But despite all the advantages, social media can also create a legal nightmare for your business.

You only have to look at the increasing number of social media related legal disputes being heard in our courts…

Social Media and the Law: Managing the Legal Risks for Your Business is a 40-page eBook written by Employment Law Practical Handbook Editor-in-Chief Charles Power. It details all the legal precautions you need to take when managing social media use in your workplace and will guide you through the steps of drafting a legally sound social media policy.

Here are just a few of the topics covered in Social Media and the Law:

  • The legal risks your business faces due to social media – and how to minimise them
  • What to do if your employees breach your business’ confidential information on social media
  • When your business can be held liable for publishing misleading or deceptive information on social media
  • The steps you need to be taking to prevent bullying, discrimination and harassment occurring via social media
  • How to legally regulate your employees’ social media use
  • What you need to include in your social media policy and how to implement it effectively