Have you ever had to dismiss an employee for falling asleep at work? And how many toilet breaks is too many? New research has uncovered how and why UK workers have been released by their employer in 2018 so far, providing an insight into modern HR standards.
First thing’s first, let’s discuss the difference between someone who has been let go or fired, because believe it or not, yes it does matter.
Some 74 per cent of workers have been engaged in office pranks, but there have been cases where their capers have gotten too extreme, resulting in them being fired.
Being a founder CEO doesn't prevent you from being fired, however, as these five leaders found, fate sometimes decides that you get a second chance to further grow the company you created.
How to move past the shock and grief of being fired and turn it into an opportunity.
News of Roman Abramovich having sacked Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hit the headlines, but he is by far not the only head to have rolled due to the bad performance of a "company".
London Zoo meerkat keeper Caroline Westlake was unfairly dismissed after "glassing" a colleague during a Christmas party row over their love rivalry for a llama keeper, the tribunal has said. And strangely enough, there seems to be a lesson to be learned in this odd tale.
Alan Sugar might have turned it into a catchphrase, but for most people hearing the words “you’re fired” is quite simply devastating. However, as we find out, it can provide a wealth of new opportunities.
Chief executives love to leave on a high note with inspirational, moving and often funny goodbye messages to staff and the outside world.
Alicja Derwich responded to work friend Sophie King's decision to unfriend her on Facebook by altering her computer screensaver at Biggin Hill Airport to display an image of a witch whenever she left it idle.
If an award for worst employee of the month was up for grabs from Ryanair, the airline would surely have no problem issuing it after a sticky-fingered steward stole a passenger's £500 Nikon camera to then list it on eBay.
Sacked workers and angry bosses reveal the weirdest – and most trivial excuses for losing a job.