Bring Your Own Device - What Employers Need To know

Posted in : Immigration and Employment Updates on 20 February 2014
Michael Black
Cleaver Fulton Rankin
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Commonly referred to as ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) many employers have recognised the benefits of allowing staff to use their own personal electronic devices such as laptops and smart phones for work purposes. Employers should, however, be aware of and consider the commercial and legal risks which exist before implementing such a policy.

What are the Benefits?

If implemented correctly BYOD can be an effective way for employers to maintain a flexible and responsive workforce. By allowing employees to connect to corporate resources and work on and access company related data such as emails on their own devices, organisations can increase efficiency, control costs and maintain a mobile

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Michael Black
Cleaver Fulton Rankin

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