Edward Wanambwa, partner in the employment team, comments on the risks associated with employers vetting staff through social media. In the UK employers could potentially face discrimination, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and/or whistle-blowing claims by job applicants, as well as by current and former employees. This article was first published in Managing Partner in June 2012.

Beware of vetting new hires thrrough social media-Managing Partner-Jun2012.pdf