Dress Code in the Workplace – By Elisabeth Chandler

Whilst it is understandable that companies want their employees to present a good image of their company, if the dress code policy is not written correctly, it can place companies at risk of claims of discrimination.  Only a few weeks has passed since Nicola Thorp was making headline news after the company she worked for… Continue reading

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Brexit and its impact on your business – Thoughts from High Performance Consultancy

A week has passed since the outcome of the EU referendum was announced and as there is still no clearer understanding of what an EU exit will look like, understandably employers and employees are worried about the potential impacts that this change will have on their organisation.  I have considered the possibility of what the… Continue reading

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Equal pay for everybody

When people talk about Equal Pay cases, it is often seen as an issue only for the public sector with cases involving large amount of claimants and the compensation running into millions of pounds.  However, with the ruling from the Court of Appeal allowing for the employment tribunal brought by more than 7,000 former and… Continue reading

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The importance of diversity in the workplace

In today’s society having a diverse workforce is one of the most important elements to succeeding as a business and this has been supported by Business Journal 2014, when they carried out a study on over 800 businesses. The conclusion reached was that companies who employ a gender-diverse company have 14% higher average comparable revenue… Continue reading

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When large corporations get it wrong – By Eluned Ward

You would have had to been hiding under a rock for the last week to have missed the two big news stories around HR, with the first one being the employment tribunal case between Chelsea and Carneiro which resulted in a confidential private settlement between the two parties along with a very public apology from… Continue reading

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