Ultimately employers will need to accept that company devices are likely to be used for accessing social media. 

Organisations may choose to impose a blanket ban on accessing social media sites through company or private devices during working time. However, there is still a risk that employees will use social media outside the workplace to the detriment of the organisation. 

Jeremy Coy appears in HR Magazine discussing the use of social media at work. 

Employers cracking down on social media use at work is available to read on the HR Magazine website. 

Jeremy is an associate solicitor in the employment team. Jeremy advises employers and employees on a breadth of employment law issues such as disciplinary matters, grievances, redundancy, unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and Employment Tribunal Litigation.