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Vaping in the Workplace - First UK Tribunal Decision on E-cigarettes

Posted on 17th February 2015

Vaping in the Workplace - First UK Tribunal Decision on E-cigarettes

With an estimated 2.1 million adults in Great Britain using e-cigarettes it is surprising to hear that reportedly over half of UK businesses don’t have a policy on “vaping” in the workplace.  The first vaping tribunal decision is a warning for employers to review your current smoking at work policy to ensure your rules on e-cigarettes are clearly communicated to your staff.

How Does Google Identify Quality Content

Posted on 11th February 2015

How Does Google Identify Quality Content

It is widely known that quality content is of paramount importance for a website to rank well in searches but how do search engines identify quality content?

Successive Google algorithm updates aim to refine results so that they match the intent of the search query. Google (and other search engines) are always looking for genuine quality content, and are increasingly smart at finding (and dismissing) pages that try to beat the system.

 

 

EAT Justified Dismissal for an Employees Misuse of Twitter

Posted on 4th February 2015

EAT Justified Dismissal for an Employees Misuse of Twitter

The recent case of Game Retail Limited V Laws was the first of its kind to make its way to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) when an employee was dismissed for his misuse of Twitter after posting a number of offensive tweets.  The following case demonstrates the importance of having an internet and social media policy in place and should be a much needed motivator for those who are yet to enforce one.