We are all well aware of the ways in which networking has moved into the digital age. This is proven with the now almost mandatory presence of every employee of every firm on a range of social networking sites.
The result of this is that lawyers are now able to utilise this method of communication…Read More
How much of a role does social media activity have within your firm’s marketing plan?
The scope and versatility of the many different platforms mean that there is room for social media within all firms’ marketing activity, whatever the size and whichever the specialism.
Social media has such a breadth of reach that it is important to determine a strategy for the way in which your firm utilizes the opportunities that such…Read More
In a high profile case that even made Prime Minister’s Questions, an employee of British Airways was sent home from work for refusing to remove a piece of jewellery that symbolised her deep Christian faith. She went on to sue her employer on the grounds that this was a breach of her human rights. The case was heard by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) last month.
Although the ECHR ruled in Eweida’s favour, this ruling does not herald the landmark victory expected by some…Read More
There are often reports in the media highlighting the number of days employees take off work under false pretenses. A recent survey suggests that one in three workers admits to doing just that. Pulling a ‘sickie’ is perceived by many to be justifiable on the grounds that they work hard and deserve the time off.
The financial cost of this absenteeism to British businesses is estimated to amount to £32bn each year.
But what other consequences does unauthorized absence…Read More