I have come across some employees who have complained that their work environment is toxic, but not to the extent that BrewDog, the craft beer company found when 61 former employees (and 45 who did not wish to reveal their identities) posted a letter on twitter. They accused BrewDog of encouraging a, “culture of fear” where staff were bullied and “treated like objects”.
Posted on 06 Jul 2021
The deadline for EU nationals to apply for settled status passed on 30th June, but for some people, the deadline of 30 June 2021 does not apply. This is true if they are one of the following:
Posted on 06 Jul 2021
Cherington HR is delighted to announce that it has forged a strategic partnership and joined HR consultancy, HR Solutions as one of its group companies. In doing so, Cherington HR will now be able to offer a greater and more robust HR support service for its clients in the West Midlands.
To find out more about the new arrangements...
Posted on 30 Jun 2021
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has recently backed the idea of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations of employees working at care homes.
In their submission to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), the EHRC said it was, “reasonable to require,” care home workers who work directly with older and disabled people to be vaccinated and that the government would be, “right to prioritise protection of the right to life,” when considering legislation.
Posted on 04 Jun 2021
There has been much talk in the media about the way companies intend their staff to work when the “work from home if you can” guidance is relaxed. Some businesses have decided that people can carry on working from home and it will save them a lot of money on office building rentals. Some are insisting everyone goes back to the office, but some are going for a hybrid approach. If you are in the position of making such a decision, it would be worth looking at the guidance recently published on workplace loneliness by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport so you can consider the impact of working arrangements on staff wellbeing.
Posted on 03 Jun 2021