The company has destroyed the trust of passengers and employees, and demonstrated the consequences of making decisions based only on cost.
Over a third of young female workers have been sexually harassed, with bullying “systemic” and racism “normalised” in some parts of the firm.
Some organisations are monitoring their employees as they work—or don’t work—from home. But there are pitfalls to this strategy.
Report by Alison Levitt QC criticises the fashion retailer’s board for presiding over “unacceptable” working conditions posing “a significant risk of disaster”.
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted social failures and “deep” inequality which must be addressed by business, warns the global governance body.
Many workers deemed essential are on low wages and zero-hour contracts. This crisis is a reminder that we should value workers in all parts of the economy.
Following a raft of corporate scandals uncovered by whistleblowers, the business risks associated with an individual revealing wrongdoing should not be underestimated in the boardroom.
Workers who are wrongly classified as self-employed contractors can claim back pay in respect of unpaid annual leave going back many years when their “worker” status is established, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.