HMV employees go rogue as attention turns to them
Employment Issues / Social Media

HMV employees go rogue as attention turns to them

Whether it’s real or the work of mischievous hackers, an outburst on Twitter today, seemingly from the troubled retailer’s own employees, highlights a problem many employers may face in the coming years. HMV’s  62,561 Twitter followers received a twenty minute tirade of messages from workers in the process of being dismissed. Initially light-hearted, the missives soon … Continue reading

PODCAST – Will Apprenticeships Cheapen The Title Of Solicitor?
Legal Cheek

PODCAST – Will Apprenticeships Cheapen The Title Of Solicitor?

PODCAST: with guest Hannah Ganage-Stewart, Editor, Young Lawyer On Wednesday, Law Society chief Lucy Scott-Moncrieff revealed to Kevin Poulter that the Legal Education and Training Review (LETR) is “almost certain” to identify non-graduate routes to qualification as a lawyer. With skills minister Matthew Hancock last month announcing a plan to develop a qualifying-apprenticeship for solicitors (in addition to the … Continue reading

PODCAST – Interview with Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, President of the Law Society
Legal Cheek

PODCAST – Interview with Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, President of the Law Society

PODCAST – Interview with Lucy Scott-Moncrieff Law Society president Lucy Scott-Moncrieff raised eyebrows in the City last week when she suggested that some of its law firms had promoted “mediocre men” who in a true meritocracy “would never even have seen the paintings on the boardroom wall”. And Scott-Moncrieff is in no mood to backtrack … Continue reading