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Discrimination - Don't Be a Victim!
Discrimination - Don't Be a Victim!

16 / 12 / 2009

Discrimination. A word we are all too familiar with in today’s society. A word which evokes images of victimisation, prejudice and the intolerance of difference. A recent article in The Observer highlighted the extent to which individuals can be discriminated against by others. Lou Jing, a 20 year old woman of Chinese and African-American decent, took part as a contestant...

How NOT to Write Your PPL
How NOT to Write Your PPL

15 / 12 / 2009

You may have read my post from November the 26th where, as well as grumbling about the start of my 2009 outbreak of 'Bah Humbug', I discussed in detail the importance of protecting yourself during this festive period with a well-constructed Party Pooper Letter or PPL. A client of ours recently sent the team here at Russell HR Consulting a...

The ‘Allegation Trap’
The ‘Allegation Trap’

14 / 12 / 2009

Pete Doherty, Eminem, 50 Cent and Britney Spears…all names we are familiar with and not necessarily for their music. Like many “musicians” (and I use that term loosely),they insist on getting themselves into all sorts of trouble! But it is not just the stars of the music industry that have been all over the news these past few weeks....

The Serial Litigant’s Hit List
The Serial Litigant’s Hit List

04 / 12 / 2009

CSI and Dexter may be concerned with homicides and serial-killers, but here at Russell HR Consulting, we are concerned with something much more serious... serial-litigation. A new website and service – Serial Litigants – has recently been launched to try to provide some assistance to those dealing with tribunal litigation (see www.serial-litigants.com). It enables clients to perform a national search...

Your Entitlement to a Hot Potato
Your Entitlement to a Hot Potato

02 / 12 / 2009

Rights, entitlements, liberties and equalities; all terms we are familiar with in Western society.Legislation and legal charters dating as far back as the Magna Carter, have ensured that all members of society – from ordinary labourers to kings and queens – are bound by the law of the land. But with our modern-day, hectic lifestyles, we are less concerned with...