Monthly Archives: May 2016

Privacy: When can an employer view an employee’s private email, social media and internet history?

A ruling this year by the European Court of Human Rights (Barbulescu v Romania) held that it is not a breach of an employee’s privacy for the employer to view his or her private email. So when can and should an employer look at an employee’s private email, social media accounts and internet history, and what can they do if

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Anxiety in the workplace: how to manage naturally and effectively

When we talk about ‘being healthy’ it conjures up images of a balanced diet, doing some exercise, reducing our alcohol or caffeine intake – looking after ourselves physically. But if we talk about ‘mental health’ it is often associated with problems – anxiety, depression, mood swings or worse.  Our definition of being healthy doesn’t include managing our thoughts and feelings

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