Compliance is often seen as a nuisance, a “have to do” that’s part of the price of admission for companies working at global scale. However, it can differentiate your business and attract more customers.
Hina Belitz, specialist employment lawyer at Excello Law, talks about Netflix going overboard with its sexual harassment policy.
The recruitment process sadly neglects to inform business leaders what types of thoughts go on in candidates’ heads. So, it comes as a shock when an employee decides to try poisoning a colleague. When you decide to fire that employee though, take extra precautions.
Four years since flexible working regulations were introduced, research from the Smarter Working Initiative reveals three quarters of UK employees now consider the option as crucial when selecting a new role.
There has been significant debate around the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) decision to fine Barclays chief executive Jes Staley £642,430, for his attempts to trace the identity of a whistleblower.
How not to handle misdemeanours can perhaps best be highlighted by football managers. Having looked at the subject in great detail, Viking explained that “the pressure cooker of football management can sometimes get the better of even the most high-profile managers.”
Your business is GDPR compliant ahead of deadline, but the job’s not done until your staff are clued up. If they know next to nothing about it, all that hard work will be ineffective, says Nigel Davies, founder of digital workplace Claromentis.
In recent years, BYOD has emerged as an innovative strategy for improving productivity. Despite its numerous benefits, implementing and securing BYOD can be challenging.
Recent events have brought more attention to sexual harassment in the workplace, but knowing how to fight against such issues is still not fully understood. To give bosses a more in-depth view of what can be done, we asked experts what procedures should be put in place – and what staff expect the process to be like.
Primark landed itself in hot water, after failing to protect one of its transgender employees from the abuse of colleagues. The company promptly found itself in court, slapped with a gender reassignment discrimination badge. There is, of course, a lesson to be learned.
New rules set up to combat ticket touts will require sellers to provide more information around resold event tickets, the government has said.
For businesses of any size, running commercial disputes through litigation or arbitration has always been a pain in the neck. Apart from the hassle, the absorption of management time and the real psychological stress of possible court appearances, the financial fall-out can be terrifying.