Ethics

Bias behind failure to select women for FTSE boards revealed

Flawed selection procedures and entrenched bias are combining to minimise the numbers of women on FTSE company boards...

Reducing CEO pay ‘would fund significant pay rises for low earners’

29 Jun 2020

Reducing top executives’ pay by 3% could fund a median pay rise of £2k for FTSE 350 companies’ lowest earners.

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Lift

Pandemic risk poses major questions of commercial property market

25 Jun 2020

Demand for office space in skyscrapers plummets as crowded lifts consigned to the past.

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Lloyd's of London

Lloyd’s of London and Greene King sorry for historical slavery links

18 Jun 2020

Two major employers have apologised for their historical links to the slave trade and promised to donate to charities representing...

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BNY Mellon

US banking whistleblower is awarded $50m

8 Jun 2020

UK finance sector given pause for thought by huge US whistleblower payout.

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Covid-19 recovery: Employer brands will require ‘seismic shift’

3 Jun 2020

How employers have treated their staff during the Covid-19 crisis will be the ‘acid test’ for candidates considering whether to...

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Returning to work safely: your brand is at stake

28 May 2020

'We are seeing leaders rushing to get employees back into the office based on misguided notions that remote workers are less productive, less engaged and less cooperative.'

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Is coronavirus the ultimate test in ethical leadership for HR?

27 May 2020

Whether it’s furlough or free healthcare, companies’ actions during the coronavirus have come under greater scrutiny than ever. Will the...

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Furloughing staff is morally wrong and HR should stop it

24 Apr 2020

Why have employers with large cash reserves been allowed to go cap in hand to the government, asks Josh Sunsoa.

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EY to appeal against $11m gold whistleblower verdict

20 Apr 2020

EY accountant uncovered money laundering at gold bullion dealer and wins claim against employer.

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Why data capture from employees needs to be ethical

20 Feb 2020

Virtual reality training can be hugely beneficial but the data captured by it must be handled with great care.

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Environmental activism: how can an employer impose its views?

20 Nov 2019

Encouraging employees to adopt a greener lifestyle is one thing, but how far can employers go in terms of building...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Reconomy bags new Sustainable Business Award

20 Nov 2019

Waste reduction business Reconomy were crowned winners of this new category for 2019, which recognises employers that have sustainability at...

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Doha

World’s largest fund drops G4S over modern slavery fears

14 Nov 2019

The world's largest sovereign wealth fund, has sold its shares in UK-based security company G4S because of the risk of human rights violations against its workforce in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

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Gig workers should be able to form unions, says EU commissioner

25 Oct 2019

The European Union’s competition commissioner has said that gig workers should be able to “team up” to form unions.

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