Big business concerned about internet misuse by staff

first_img Previous Article Next Article Half of Britain’s large companies are concerned about personal use of theinternet by staff during work hours. A survey by Continental Research shows that 50 per cent of businesses with aturnover of more than £5m are worried about staff internet access. However, levels of concern seem to depend on the size of the organisation,with only 19 per cent of medium-size companies expressing anxiety over webabuse, while just 11 per cent of small firms are worried. Despite the concerns of big business, only 16 per cent of all companies saidthey would go as far as to ban staff from using the internet altogether. The report also suggests that HR is being overlooked when it comes to theweb, as almost half of the 423 firms questioned have no company policy on staffinternet access. The majority of large firms, however, have a policy that typically limitsinternet use. Only 16 per cent of all companies with the internet offer no access tostaff, 18 per cent allow limited access during work breaks, while 23 per centallow open access to the web as long as it does not interfere with work. www.continentalresearch.co.uk Big business concerned about internet misuse by staffOn 14 Jan 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

ICC World Cup South Africa pacer Rabada deals with stiff back ahead of World Cup

first_imghighlights South Africa will miss the services of AB de Villiers. Dale Steyn has suffered a shoulder injury and doubtful for World Cup. Faf du Plessis will lead the side in the World Cup for the first time.  New Delhi : Premier South Africa spearhead Kagiso Rabada’s stiff back is a concern for Delhi Captials towards the business end of the IPL but his national team would be more concerned with the World Cup just few days away. Delhi Capitals badly missed Rabada’s services in the game against CSK in Chennai on  Wednesday, when they were handed a massive 80-run loss.It was the first time this season Rabada missed a game.Though captain Shreyas Iyer insisted that the management took a precautionary measure by resting Rabada, South Africa would be worried since their veteran pacer Dale Steyn is also injured, playing just two IPL games this season. For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Delhi and CSK are two teams which have qualified for the play-offs.”Yes we know what abilities he has. He’s an amazing bowler especially in the slog overs. For sure we missed him but he had a stiff back, it’s good he got to take rest,” said Iyer after the defeat against CSK.Being a World Cup year, physios of all national teams are monitoring their respective players’ workload in the IPL and are in constant touch with their counterparts across the eight franchisees.Rabada has had back issues in the past and last year was out for three months with a lower-back injury and also missed the IPL. He is IPL’s leading wicket-taker at the moment, having taken 25 wickets in 12 games at an average of 14.72.(With Inputs: PTI)last_img read more