London, Uk (PressExposure) October 21, 2009 -- While the internet is an essential tool in many businesses, for many SMEs it can also be a time-waster, a threat to the companyâs IT system, and a source of legal headaches, warns UK SME legal information site Law Donut.
âIf you do not already have an Internet policy, you should actively consider putting one in place,â says Law Donutâs expert article. âIt encourages employees to use the Internet effectively, states what you consider to be acceptable use, and sets up procedures to minimise security and legal risks.â
Law Donut provides a briefing that outlines the main ingredients of an internet policy and advice on how to implement and enforce it.
Among the issues Law Donutâs experts advise SMEs to cover are: * Controlling misuse of the internet, including time wasting on social networking sites * File downloads, including setting limits on the size of files that can be downloaded * Copyright and other IP issues * Online purchasing
Backed by Google, Law Donut is a resource thatâs been developed especially for SMEs by legal experts. It provides plain English advice and information to help business owners and managers get to grips with the legal issues they face doing business every day, issues ranging from IT law and data protection through to employment law and credit control and debt recovery.
The Law Donut is at http://www.lawdonut.co.uk, Further information: visit [http://lawdonutblog.co.uk]