Guest Blog: Are you looking for more Success in 2019?
Are you looking for more Success in 2019? As this year draws to a close, many businesses are looking at how they can make 2019 one of their best ever! This can include many things such as new Business Plans, Marketing Plans, Staff Training, Investments and the list goes on! But how many people actually… Continue reading
Tribunal awards employee £40,00 after testing positive for cocaine
Kenneth Ball who worked for First Direct Buses was fired for testing positive for cocaine, however after an employment tribunal ruled that he was unfairly dismissed, he was awarded £40,000. Ball had worked for the company from December 1996 until July 2017 when he was dismissed. First Direct Buses have a no tolerance drug… Continue reading
Brexit giving employer’s recruitment headache
CIPD has conducted research that has highlighted the fact that employers’ recruitment efforts are being affected by worsened labour and skill shortages. With Brexit looming, there has been a decrease in the number of migrant workers arriving in the UK, which has been creating more pressures on existing staff within businesses. The most recent… Continue reading
Accidental call from manager leads to employee being subjected to foul mouthed rant
An employee has been awarded £8,000 for harassment following an accidental call that was regarded as ‘degrading’. The accidental call was from his manager after the phone pocket dialed and then ensued the foul mouthed rant aimed at the employee. Consequently, a tribunal found the employer guilty of harassment due to the pocket dial.… Continue reading
Is wellbeing having to be sacrificed by business leaders?
Wellbeing and health has had to be compromised by 44% of bosses in the UK due to pressure at work. A survey conducted by Vistage, aimed at 352 small business owners, uncovered that almost a quarter of business leaders have had to find support from outside the business to help with work related stress. … Continue reading