LinkedIn: What Happens When an Employee Leaves You?


MLP Law are a firm of solicitors we work with frequently, and a recent article from their blog raises the issue of LinkedIn.

LinkedIn is a great networking tool and an easy way to connect to people in the business marketplace. Many businesses encourage it’s use among their staff. But what happens to all those connections when an employee leaves your business?

Who has legal ownership of the account and who has legal ownership of the connections made whilst in your employment?

Gareth Matthews looks at these issues in his article, 4 Things Every Employer Should Know About LinkedIn.