Bus company closes down after owner cannot bear to work with his employees

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Bus company closes down after owner cannot bear to work with his employees Nippy Bus has suddenly closed down due to the owner blaming the fact he cannot bear working with his employees. Staff members found out of the organisations closure through a message from their director, Sydney Hardy, who has also reportedly refused to… Continue reading

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British Council worker fired for calling Prince George “the face of white privilege”

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British Council worker fired for calling Prince George “the face of white privilege” A former senior manager at the British Council has been fired after calling Prince George the “face of white privilege”. Angela Gibbins, 53, was dismissed from her job in August 2016 after posting the comments about the future King on Facebook.  … Continue reading

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LGBT workers bullied because of their sexual identity

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LGBT workers bullied because of their sexual identity A recent survey has revealed two in five LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) employees have been bullied at work which is 11% higher than other workers. 40% of the LGBT workers who have been bullied have left their job as a result, and 56% have said they have… Continue reading

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Female employee takes legal action against BP for being ‘funny’

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Female employee takes legal action against BP for being ‘funny’ A female BP employee claimed her female employer told her “women simply aren’t funny” and then later sacked her for her sense of humour. The employee is launching legal action against BP, claiming unfair dismissal, sexual discrimination and public interest disclosure.   Kathryn Buttle, was… Continue reading

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Seasonal workers: Contractual issues for employers

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Seasonal workers: Contractual issues for employers Seasonal peaks can bring an influx of work at certain time of the year e.g. the Christmas holidays. Sectors which include: retail, hospitality, tourism and agriculture normally hire additional personnel during these busy periods. There are several key contractual considerations for employers making seasonal hires.   Employment Status When… Continue reading

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