Lone working – Part I


The numbers of lone workers have been on the increase over the last few years and it is now estimated that there are in excess of 6 million lone workers in the UK. Advances in communications technology has played an obvious role in boosting these numbers more recently, as remote working becomes more commonplace in today’s technology-laden work environment.Of course working alone is not against the law and it is often perfectly safe to do so. However, as an employer, according to UK law, you are responsible for the health, safety and welfare at work of all your workers and lone workers
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Who owns your data?


At the risk of stating the obvious, it’s the 21st century. And this means that practically every business – large or small – has an online presence. Website, Facebook page, LinkedIn profile, Twitter feed, you name it, most businesses are using some form of online and social media marketing to put products and services out there.However, it’s not only the businesses; it’s also the individuals that work for them. Employers actively encourage employees to use social media in the course of their jobs – business cards, for example, are rapidly
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