MANAGERS of firms in Kirklees are set to get a lesson in the dangers of social media.

The Chartered Management Institute’s Central and West Yorkshire branch is staging a free event on next Tuesday at the premises of Walker Morris, 12 King Street, Leeds.

It will feature a talk on the legal issues relating to social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

CMI branch chairman Michael Short said the use of social networking sites posed significant workplace issues for managers.

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