Personal relationships

Home-working, a recent promotion or increased use of email can all be causes of social isolation at work.

Why employers should address loneliness in the workplace

With many employees feeling socially isolated at work, there are many ways employers can help prevent loneliness in the workplace,...

If a line manager used this emoji in a text to an unsuccessful job applicant, how would it affect your reputation?

Reputational damage: six preventative measures for employers

26 Jun 2017

How can employers ensure reputational damage is kept to a minimum?

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Relationship break-ups are a nightmare at the best of times, but can be even more difficult if the couple works together. Photo: Moviestore Collection/REX/Shutterstock.

Valentine’s Day: 10 potential problems with workplace romances

10 Feb 2017

Can employers have rules on personal relationships at work? Is it harassment for a worker to ask a colleague out...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
family businesses

How can you avoid legal and HR pitfalls in family businesses?

5 Oct 2016

Almost half of the private-sector workforce is employed by family businesses. While many such companies are successful, sound policies are...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
pillow-talk

Pillow talk? Protecting confidential information at work

10 Jun 2016

What are an employer’s options for protecting confidential information in the workplace if an employee has a personal relationship with...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }