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February 20th 2015

Not a day goes by without social media hitting the headlines in one way or another and it goes without saying that social media is now ever-present and ever-changing.

Earlier this month the Bank of England Governor and other members of the Monetary Policy Committee held their regular press conference to announce publication of the latest UK inflation report. As we all know, inflation continues to be at a long-term low, prompting suggestions of a rise in interest rates on the horizon.

It is estimated that annually more than 130 million days are lost to sickness absence at a cost to the economy of around £15 billion. Following a consultation, the government’s Fit for Work service began its national rollout in March this year.

Who would have thought that the pollsters would get it wrong? Now that the dust has settled on the result of the general election we can consider some of the Conservative party’s key pre-election pledges in relation to employment law.

Starting a business can be both challenging and rewarding but it requires careful planning, research and preparation.

Our employment partner, Matthew Clayton and employment solicitor, Asim Khan addressed over 30 business owners, marketers and HR managers keen to learn about the pitfalls and potential legal implications of employees using social media at work, at an event organised by CIM Gloucestershire last Tuesday evening.

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