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Should employers go through your social media?

Should employers go through your social media?

Business, Radio
Young people have been brought up in a generation of social media addiction. Everything is documented on the internet and people lay there life bare on these sites for anyone to see. This type of behaviour seems normal to millennials but now that they are entering the world of work, employers often go through their social media accounts and may find something that was not meant for their eyes. Anything controversial may spark doubt in the employer's mind and hinder the person's chances of getting a job. The Voice Of London spoke to students to see what they thought of employers going through their social media and if they've ever posted anything that might hurt their chances of getting employed.

Your guide to Paradise Papers: Why you should care

Business, Featured, News, UK, World
The world’s second largest data leak brings out the worst in offshore finances. This time its individuals and companies much closer to daily life… The Paradise Papers are a huge leak of financial documents that shed light on the top end of world’s offshore finance culture. These papers refer to a leak of 13.4m files. About 6.8m relate to a law firm and corporate services provider called ‘Appleby’, that operated in over 10 jurisdictions. The “fiduciary” arm of the business was the subject of a management buyout last year and it is now called Estera. Paradise papers cover the period from 1950 to 2016. Further, there are also details from 19 corporate registries maintained by governments in secrecy jurisdictions – Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, the Cayman I

I’d have all the ART in the world, if I was a wealthy girl..

Arts, Business, Celebrity, culture
With the world going through a non-indifferent economic crisis (first with Brexit, then Trump and now the Italian referendum) it is no surprise that many stocks have gone down. The art auction business however, seems to tell a different story... Reporter: Cecilia Peruzzi | Sub-editor: Chloe Chapman Just a month ago Sotheby's, London's most renowned auction house, made the news for setting a new record at the David Bowie collection auction. The Bowie estate spent months on end collaborating with the auction house to put together a collection of over 350 works, ranging from 16th century Venetian altar pieces to contemporary ceramics and design products. The auction was divided in three parts with the first one, taking place on the evening of November 10th, having 47 pieces go under the ...