A diverse workforce is a commercial advantage, so forward-thinking employers won’t wait for gender balance
Employment Issues / In the News / Legal Topics

A diverse workforce is a commercial advantage, so forward-thinking employers won’t wait for gender balance

I was recently invited to join a panel at Womanthology‘s inaugural Thought Leaders event.  Although the topics of discussion were quite wide-ranging, action points from across all sectors and types of organisation emerged. Although the legal foundations of gender diversity are slow to develop, change is being driven by an ever expanding group of practical activists … Continue reading

Guest blog: Managing employees through divorce 
Employment Issues

Guest blog: Managing employees through divorce 

Given the regularity of modern divorces it’s no surprise that divorce can have tremendously adverse effects on an employee’s workplace performance, as Holly Barry finds.  With around 42% of marriages ending in divorce, it has become increasingly important for businesses to be able to manage divorcing employees to maintain office morale and productivity. In this … Continue reading

Facebook for recruitment? It’s time to clean up your profile
Employment Issues / In the News / Social Media

Facebook for recruitment? It’s time to clean up your profile

News from the US and Canada that Facebook has rolled out a new job ads and recruitment feature may have you giddy with potential, but for many of the social behemoth’s 1.9 billion users, is it another invasion of privacy? Canadian news service, Global News, contacted me to comment on the move by Facebook and … Continue reading

Law matters – employment law for start-ups & SMEs video
Employment Issues / Legal Topics / Social Media

Law matters – employment law for start-ups & SMEs video

I joined Ellie Silson at Sage UK’s London office to introduce employment law issues for SMEs and start-ups in a short video for Facebook Live. We talk about the importance of contracts and getting them right from the start; what issues employers need to look out for in the coming year and the effect of … Continue reading