With the ever-growing popularity of social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram it is important to take a step back and consider how you use them. You need to make sure that you and your children not only control the personal information that is put onto social media, but also your behaviour on such sites.
Control your information online
Be aware of the potential for...Read More
A recently issued guidance note from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has sparked a very carefully worded debate about the fine balance of social media, personal comment and the implications a solicitor’s private opinions may have for their professional careers if they spill over into public forums.
The guidance includes reference to the appropriate conduct to be adhered to in...Read More
New guidelines were published on 21st August by the DPP on how to proceed with ‘hate crimes’ suggesting that the CPS has formally recognised the far-reaching impact online ‘hate crimes’ may have. In response to this problem, they have promised to prosecute such crimes as robustly as offline ‘hate crimes’.
To achieve this aim, the CPS will rely on a revised guidance on the prosecution of social...Read More