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Don’t Let your Company’s Failings Hit the Headlines
Don’t Let your Company’s Failings Hit the Headlines

27 / 11 / 2009

As the news breaks today that serious failings have been uncovered within the NHS, the Chairman of Colchester Hospital and University NHS Foundation Trust is probably wishing that more attention had been paid to detail and that his story was not headline news. Richard Borne was relieved of his post at the Colchester trust, citing poor leadership. It said the...

Don’t Let Kate Moss or Amy Winehouse spoil Your Christmas Party
Don’t Let Kate Moss or Amy Winehouse spoil Your Christmas Party

26 / 11 / 2009

27thNovember. It must be about time for me to prepare for Christmas by grumbling that it’s all too commercial and it starts far too early (the sprouts have been cooking for several weeks now). In other words, I have a severe attack of bah humbug - not yet a disability within the meaning of the DDA, but give it time...

What Have Employment Law and Trouser Trouble Got in Common? Read on......
What Have Employment Law and Trouser Trouble Got in Common? Read on......

25 / 11 / 2009

I have always thought that I’m a Celebrity ...... Get Me Out of Here! is yet another televisual example of throwing Christians to the lions, except in this case, the lions would probably get galloping indigestion. Listening to Chris Evans holding forth about Ant (or Dec’s) hair prior to I’m A Celebrity started me thinking about sex discrimination related to...

GB = Generous Britain
GB = Generous Britain

20 / 11 / 2009

On your work today were you accosted by someone in a silly costume and carrying a bucket?  Has anyone asked you to sponsor them to have their head shaved, legs waxed, or sit in a bath of something gooey? Are the neighbours’ children asking if they can wash your car?  Do you have a sneaking suspicion that the country has...

Army Veteran Discovers the Hazards of Selling Poppies – Political Correctness Strikes Again!
Army Veteran Discovers the Hazards of Selling Poppies – Political Correctness Strikes Again!

09 / 11 / 2009

While health and safety at work is incredibly important, Russell HR Consulting advocates applying the law in a sensible and proportionate way. Unfortunately, a sort of red mist seems to descend over so many people when health and safety is mentioned and we end up with sheer silliness. And this is what seems to have happened last week. Army veteran...