UK firms face 'spiralling threat' from email misuse

Wednesday, 16 March 2005, 4:05 AM EST

Businesses in the UK face a "spiralling threat" from inappropriate employee use of corporate email systems, according to a YouGov survey unveiled today.

The poll found that a relaxed attitude to email at work, a "banter culture", and employees taking advantage of free email and internet services are causing the danger to firms to rocket.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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