How to hire an ex-offender

A Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development report once highlighted that ex-offenders are perhaps more reliable than is average because they have more to lose from failing a job than anyone else. So, while in certain jobs a check would be called for, businesses need to be aware of the steps needed to hire an ex-offender.

Technology and fashion: Fad or future?

The appointment of Burberry's Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts at Apple suggests the company does not simply plan to dip its toe in the fashion pool, but intends to fully submerge itself. With the current hype over the marriage of the fashion and technology industries, fashion law expert Sarah Walsh asks whether the collaboration between technology and fashion will really take off.