Key to navigating the Christmas party minefield

Year-end merriment gives your staff a chance to blow off steam – but make sure it doesn’t blow up all over the internet

13th December, 2015
Anna Broderick: Early intervention can often prevent a minor dispute from escalating

The Christmas party is coming up and I am a bit concerned that some employees may use social media such as Facebook, Snapchat or Twitter to upload embarrassing photographs or comments about the company or fellow colleagues. Should I introduce rules to cover this? We are a recruitment firm, so social websites are the focus of the business.

With the popularity of social networking sites, there is now a greater risk of employees’ personal blogs...

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