Papa John’s founder resigns over HR disaster

13/07/2018 Papa John’s PR nightmare John Schnatter has stepped down as the chairman of Papa John’s Pizza after using the N-word during a media training session. The incident occurred during a conference call between himself and a marketing agency in May.  According to Forbes, the purpose of the call was to discuss “dealing with [...]

Papa John’s founder resigns over HR disaster

“It’s complicated” – HR’s relationship with the New Data Protection Laws

With so much to do in preparation for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) changes coming in May 2018, we are hoping to demystify HR's relationship with the GDPR and help them to get on better terms... What is the GDPR? The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive [...]

“It’s complicated” – HR’s relationship with the New Data Protection Laws

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Recent news headlines have brought into focus the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace. It would be easy to think this alleged behaviour only happens in places like Hollywood and Westminster where there are perceived to be many men with the power to influence the way a victim’s professional future progresses. However, a [...]

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Enhanced Family-Friendly Benefits: Pros and Cons

If you are unsure whether or not offering enhanced benefits could work for your company or organisation, see below some of the pros and cons to consider! We've also included a recent case of indirect sex discrimination in the unequal provision of these additional benefits.   Pros May improve retention of staff members with [...]

Enhanced Family-Friendly Benefits: Pros and Cons

In Praise of Weakness

I don’t have any weaknesses.  Not one. Surprised? You shouldn’t be – I am not alone. I do have, though, a veritable selection of lesser strengths, development, potential, and challenge areas. I like to think of these as familiar friends, the articulation of them nicely muted so that I am aware that they exist, [...]

In Praise of Weakness
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