Reporting a Colleague

Most of us will have a grievance with a work colleague at some time or other but these are usually ironed out pretty quickly. And if your grievance escalates and can’t be resolved between the two parties, there are usually procedures in place for you to take the matter further. It may begin with speaking […]

Corporate Manslaughter

Corporate manslaughter is a crime that can be committed by a company in relation to a work-related death. This is called corporate homicide in Scotland. The offence was created to rectify the problem identified by a 17th century English judge that “Companies have a soul to damn, but no body to kick”. The Corporate Manslaughter […]

Internet and Email Policy

Most businesses will use the Internet and e-mail every day in the general running of the business. Whether this is just internally or externally contacting customers and dealing with suppliers etc. Why Have a Policy? The purpose of implementing Internet and e-mail policies at work is to ensure that employees understand the way in which […]