Social Media

Institutions are very aware of the numerous benefits social media offer and readily adopt these forums in everyday practice.  At the same time, however, colleges and universities need to recognise and address the various legal issues surrounding the use of social media by those working and studying in FE and HE. For example, intellectual property rights of information collaboratively created will need to be considered and clarified, data protection obligations fulfilled, requirements of the Equality Act 2010 and the duty of care sufficiently met, as well as effective procedures and sanctions for unacceptable use established and shared.  View our guidance and resources below for further information.

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ERA Publishes New Single Licence Tariff
Tariff applies to new single ERA Licences issued from 1 August 2014.  

Government Publishes Response to Orphan Works Consultation

Government publishes its response to the consultation on implementing a domestic orphan works licensing scheme and the EU Directive on certain permitted uses of orphan works.

Copyright Changes Online Masterclass Live Today

Our interactive webcast is live today from 2pm.  

Minister to be Questioned on Copyright Changes

Minister will be questioned next week on the forthcoming changes to copyright.

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