Six Ways Organisations Can Create an Ethical Culture

Six ways organisations can create an ethical culture

19 Jan 2016

PROMOTED The reputation – and profits – of any organisation rests on the work ethics of its employees. Developing an ethical culture is imperative...

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Bribery Act 2010: worker fairly dismissed for taking bribe despite reporting it

18 Jan 2016

An employment tribunal held that an immigration officer was fairly dismissed for accepting a bribe from an offender, despite then...

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VW whistleblowing: the cost of ineffective disclosure procedures

11 Nov 2015

As Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal spreads to its petrol engines, Christopher Tutton outlines how companies should be examining their own...

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Financial watchdogs announce new whistleblowing rules

7 Oct 2015

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have published a package of new rules to make...

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How employers can prepare for the Modern Slavery Act

1 Sep 2015

Employers will soon be required to publish a modern slavery statement setting out how they protect against slavery in their...

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Employers required to produce modern slavery statements from October 2015

31 Jul 2015

Large employers will have to publish a modern slavery statement for each financial year, the Government has confirmed.
The requirement...

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Five ways to make sure global HR policies succeed

25 Feb 2015

As globalisation continues, many employers with a multi-jurisdictional presence are introducing global HR policies that apply across their international business....

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Organisations’ public values have no link to financial success

7 Nov 2014

There is no correlation between an organisation’s “publicised values” and business performance, new research has revealed. However, there is a...

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Eight steps to a successful secondment

19 Aug 2014

Employee secondments can benefit employers as a means of developing good business relationships and sharing and enhancing employees’ skills. At...

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How to handle sensitive disciplinary investigations

22 May 2014

When an allegation of serious misconduct hits the desk, an employer’s first instinct may be to implement the disciplinary procedure...

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Engagement in learning and development

The engagement thing: making staff want to learn

17 Mar 2014

There is always one person in a training room who simply doesn’t want to be there. Often there is more...

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Equality in access to overseas appointments: what HR needs to know

4 Mar 2014

HR managers operate in a changing environment of international employment, including more employees who are women or members of disadvantaged...

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Labour to offer tax break to ‘living wage’ employers

4 Nov 2013

Ed Miliband will offer employers a 12-month tax break if they agree to pay workers the so-called “living wage”.

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Former employee ordered to give employer log-in details of LinkedIn account she set up

25 Sep 2013

In DLA Piper’s case of the week, the High Court required a former employee to hand over the details of...

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No breach of confidence when former employee unaware of misuse of confidential information

13 Aug 2013

Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet Europe and othersIn DLA Piper’s case of the week, Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet Europe and others,...

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