Barclays’ CEO investigated after trying to ‘identify’ whistleblower

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Barclays’ CEO investigated after trying to ‘identify’ whistleblower     Jes Staley, Barclays’ Chief Executive, is being investigated by regulators over apparent attempts to uncover the identity of a Whistleblower last year.     The whistleblower, The Guardian reports, raised, “amongst other issues . . . concerns of a personal nature about the senior employee,… Continue reading

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Brexit begins: What does HR need to know?

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Brexit begins: What does HR need to know?     So, the process of Brexit is set to finally begin today. It has the potential to change UK business forever but no one yet knows quite how much.  HR departments have been scrambling to prepare for the changes. Peter Cheese, the CEO of the CIPD,… Continue reading

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Article 50 triggered: What does that mean for HR?

Article 50 triggered: What does that mean for HR? Prime minister Theresa May has taken the UK’s first step in exiting the European Union by signing the letter that will trigger Article 50. The letter will be delivered at 12:30pm by the British ambassador to the EU, Tim Barrow, and will formally start the Brexit… Continue reading

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Convicted jobseeker wins humans rights case against employer

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Convicted jobseeker wins humans rights case against employer   A jobseeker with convictions from childhood has won a court case against an employer who has been deemed to have prying too deeply into their past private life, winning the case because it was seen as a Human Rights breach.     The jobseeker in question,… Continue reading

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The final checklist: Brexit & article 50

  The final checklist: Brexit & article 50     In two of our previous High Performance blogs we’ve discussed the implications for businesses of Brexit and the raft of changes brought in by the impending Article 50. Companies, if they are to thrive in this climate, must adapt as we draw closer to March… Continue reading

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