Tags: BYOD

Rachel Ashwood: Bring your own devices to work: An employment practice to be encouraged or restricted?

Last week, Apple posted the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company; a clear sign that the proliferation in use of mobile technology is not showing any sign of abating.  With more employees owning sophisticated tablets and smartphones than ever before, businesses that perhaps once thought the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomena…

Susanna Gilmartin & Carmina Campion: Govt guidance on BYOD – what you need to know

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) describes the practice and increasingly popular occurrence of staff using their own personal mobile devices such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone for business purposes either while at work or remotely. A survey carried out by YouGov plc in 2013 revealed that of all UK adults: 47% use their personal…

The impact of BYOD on e-disclosure

The increase in the number of employers permitting and even encouraging employees to use their own personal electronic devices for work purposes, which has become known as “bring your own device” to work (BYOD), has far reaching impacts. The well-reported positives to be gained from such practices are that they can: greatly assist mobility of…