BBC | Firm caught up in employee LGBT+ storm

Firm caught up in employee LGBT+ storm

Employees’ activities outside of work can greatly impact a business’ reputation. For example, they may be members of an extreme political party, take illegal substances or even use social media for trolling or to share controversial propaganda. These activities can all have a detrimental impact on an organisation if the employee gets caught out and can spark conversations of dismissal if the employee’s activities begin to impact their ability to do their job. Now, it has been alleged that BBC staff looking to attend Pride events may be suspended. This comes after the broadcasting firm released new guidance on individual use of social media, reported PinkNews. According to iNews, an anonymous employee at the firm claimed that they could be issued with a formal warning...

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