Further confirmation from a news report on the BBC
that businesses are breaking the law if employees are watching live online transmissions and they don't have a TV licence.
The BBC reports that the information can be very confusing but the law is clear, if your employees are watching live broadcasts then you need a TV licence.
Mobile phones and laptops that are not plugged in are covered by the users home TV licence but all computers that are plugged in are liable. The standard fine is £1000.
Business can choose not to purchase a TV licence but they could be subject to inspections without warning. The report also goes on to say that businesses have been fined in the past and will be in the future.
Friday 2 October 2009 10:13:05 by
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