Bloggers rights

(stuff about nightjack case here)

Many people have legal restrictions on blogging on work-related issues whether it's in their contract or in a code of conduct from a professional body. You may be expected to not involve yourself in political activity, or in the activity of certain political groups. You may have a requirement of confidentiality.

Of course people have a right not to have their personal affairs put on the internet. vs whistleblowing. Exposure for political purposes vs freedom of speech/association.

Professional bodies

  • General Social Care Council - Codes of practice 2.3 respecting confidential information, 5.2 exploiting service users, carers or colleagues, 5.3 abuse the trust of service users, 5.8 behave in a way inside or outside of work that calls into question your suitability.

General Medical Council

British Psychological Society