The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has produced a collection of legal guidance to help brokers understand and manage the potential risks surrounding the use of social media.
Law firm Beachcroft LLP was approached to produce the documents for brokers following increased interest from members about social media.
The legal documents include a guidance note on managing social media, a template social media policy and a template disclaimer for use on Linked In groups.
The documents can be downloaded by members from the BIBA website.
BIBA’s communications manager, Leighann Burtrand, said: “Many members have been talking to us about their plans to increase their use of social media. We have therefore highlighted the important issues and many risks that social media can present to members. These include copyright issues