PokemonOur colleagues in the US recently published an article on Pokémon GO, Nintendo’s augmented reality game involving scrambling around real-world locations to ‘catch’ virtual beasts with your smart phone. (There’s a sentence I’ll never write again!).

The article explains that, despite the game’s popularity, employers have cause for concern in relation to data and security

With the exponential growth in the world of social media, it is important that employers are well versed as to the impact it can have on recruitment, employment and termination of employment. Provided employers tread carefully, they can reap the benefits that social media provides without putting themselves at risk of claims by their potential, current or former employees. We set out below some of the key issues. 
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