That means, quite simply, that if a boss or someone in a position of power forces you into a bear-hug that makes you feel uncomfortable or even violated, then you have every right to talk to a legal representative, your HR department, or your union representative.
Published: 14 April 2019
With Stress Awareness Month placing stress in the spotlight, here is a guide to identifying and tackling the biggest causes of stress in the workplace and outlines the measures both employees and organisations can introduce to ease the strain and support their wellbeing
Published: 5 April 2019
The leadership team or executive group are responsible for setting the attitude tone - whatever has been ‘normalised’ by them has led to the narrow range of attitudes found across the organisation – attitudes and behaviours outside of this ‘normal range’ when surfaced, meet resistance from the ‘accepted norm’.
Published: 25 February 2019
As it looks ahead at rolling out the SM&CR to the wider financial services industry this year – including organisations whose main business offering is not financial services– Jonathan Davidson discusses how the new regulation can benefit them and suggests five key ways HR directors can help achieve culture change.
Published: 15 February 2019
Workplaces will finally wake up to the importance of being more environmentally friendly, while establishing a culture of psychological safety will also become key as we try to combat the rise of imposter syndrome that affected 62 percent of UK adults only in 2018.
Published: 8 January 2019
Few countries have bounced back from the financial crisis as robustly as Portugal. In 2012, the Iberian nation’s economy fell by 3.2 percent while its unemployment rate soared to 18 percent. But just six years later, Portugal is tracking growth of 2.3 percent and jobless figures are dramatically reduced.
Published: 9 November 2018
Organisational culture is what drives the behaviours that make an organisation successful. In a recent international study of more than 500 business leaders, 53 percent said that cultural fit sets great employees apart, more than employees’ skills at 39 percent.
Published: 1 August 2018
People like Laverne Cox who plays Sophia Burset in the Netflix prison drama Orange is the New Black have become global symbols and pushed transgender awareness into the mainstream but it is not surprising if office culture lags behind popular culture.
Published: 28 December 2017
Employers should do more to ensure employees do not feel pressured into working outside of their contractual hours and offer ... View Article
Published: 8 December 2017
According to the survey’s findings, almost half (47 percent) of business managers are either witnessing or engaging in whistleblowing(1), suggesting that there has been a shift in behaviour since 2014, when Censuswide conducted a similar survey in partnership with Freshfields and only 34 percent reported the same level of engagement. Similarly in the 2017 survey, only 13 percent of business managers now claim that their employers are discouraging whistleblowing.
Published: 22 November 2017