The need for a mobile phone policy
How your staff use their mobile phones has a legal impact - both
on them and on you. In order to protect your business, you
should ensure that you clarify your rules on mobile phone usage, and
that these are clearly spelt out to your employees.
These should cover the following:
Issuing a mobile phone policy will make sure that both you and
your employees know exactly where you stand. It also will prove invaluable in
defending any claims against you where an employee has either used a
phone in breach of your rules, or where you take disciplinary action against an employee for
Is the phone solely for business use? Or do you allow personal use - and if so, is there any
limit on this?
If you receive itemised bills, are your staff aware of this,
and do they realise that you have the numbers of who they called?
Have you made your staff aware that the use of hand-held mobile telephones
whilst driving is illegal?
Have you reminded them about confidentiality issues and
the potential problem of their calls being overheard?
Have you instructed them that text messages should not be used
to spread gossip?
Do they know the penalties for breach of your rules?
Screenshot of the process once you have bought access:
The process creates a PDF (as seen on the left)
from your input (on the right).
You can then print the saved PDF file as many times
as required, or hand it to the user with the mobile phone
or place it on your company intranet.
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