Employee activism grows as unions decline

The adage that employees are both a business’ greatest risk and its greatest asset is never truer than when applied to social media. In an environment where trust in institutions is declining, it is increasingly employees who establish a brand’s trustworthiness through providing a genuine human face to the business. But what happens when employees…

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Wage theft

Expert warns that new work practices make underpayment of staff more likely. Documented cases of wage theft are constantly popping up in the media, from gig economy businesses through to fast food chains and service stations, and businesses are being exposed for underpaying their staff. However, it’s rarer to see stories about higher paid workers…

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What millennials want

Millennials are the new normal, and companies who disregard what’s important to them do so at their peril. There are more millennials in the workforce than any other generation (35%) – the oldest of them are in their mid-thirties and increasingly moving into management. So, what do millennials want in an employer? Organisations like Deloite…

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