We all know that it is the others who are discriminating, we are obviously making rational decisions. However, after reading Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Blink – The Power of Thinking Without Thinking” on holiday, I am less convinced that it is only the others.
Many employers think that they are being clever by not issuing an employment contract, but they don’t realise that they are actually harming their business!
Statutory employment laws will apply if there is no other contract, and they are weighted in favour of the employee, not the employer. Read more to find out what you could be exposing your company to! [Read more…]
This is a formula worked out by the CIPD to show companies that making “knee jerk” redundancies is not necessarily the easy and cheap way out of a financial bind. [Read more…]
It’s an accepted fact of business life – women are more expensive to employ than men. Few like it, most understand the reasons why, but others just insist it’s not true.
Never one to duck away from a challenging issue, Dan Panes (Better Business Extra) looks at how much truth there is in the myth. [Read more…]