Website of Alphabet, Google's parent company

15 April, 2021

Ethical investor Trillium issues warning to Alphabet over whistleblowing

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is under pressure to improve whistleblowing procedures in a move that heightens publicity around the ethics of artificial intelligence and the treatment of work...
Construction workers on a building site

18 March, 2021

Covid-19 is forcing us to rethink responsible approaches to business

The race to find Covid-19 vaccines is still far from over, yet there is cautious optimism that we will gradually return to normality during 2021. It is however already evident that companies with robu...
Deana Mulligan

4 March, 2021

Former CEO of Guardian Life Insurance Company of America on closing the skills gap

After the tragedy, if there is one thing the pandemic has given us it is a vision of the future: increasing levels of digital—potentially remote—working and more automation. On the horizon is a wo...
Digital spy coming out of a laptop

29 January, 2021

Big boss is watching: the pros and cons of employee surveillance

Remote working has become a norm in the pandemic, but concern has been growing that many workers tapping away at their laptops may also have a spy in their living rooms or bedrooms: their bosses. A...
Stressed employee at his desk

4 January, 2021

How technology threatens mental health—especially if you’re inauthentic

The word technostress is often credited to Craig Brod, an American psychologist who authored a book about the stress brought on by rapid changes in technology. It was published in 1984, the year Ronal...
Team working from home due to Covid-19

14 December, 2020

Hybrid working requires new technology and HR strategies

I still remember vividly the first day of my career in the late 90s. Walking into the marble entrance hall of my accounting firm employer, fountains tinkling, receptionists immaculately dressed. I asc...
employee data being stolen in cybersecurity attack

24 September, 2020

How to prevent your employees’ mistakes compromising cybersecurity

Did you know that 43% of UK and US employees have made mistakes that have had in cybersecurity repercussions for themselves or their company? That’s according to Tessian's latest report,
A narcissistic leader places a crown on his own head

2 September, 2020

Narcissistic leaders are perceived negatively by their employees

Ever since the ascent of Donald Trump to the US presidency narcissism has been one of the most talked about personality traits among leaders in business. This often focuses on their potential for unde...
Colleagues chatting in an office

28 July, 2020

Five ways racism is bad for business—and what we can do about it

Recent events have highlighted the profound effect systemic racism has on society. Global protests, the removal of monuments and much-needed policy changes are grabbing headlines. But if we’re to ef...
Employees talking outside offices

24 June, 2020

Importance of culture ‘ignored by most corporate governance codes’

While companies grapple with the impact Covid-19 on business, research reveals that the importance of company culture has mostly been ignored by corporate governance codes around the world. Academi...