PwC to allow employees paid time off for fertility treatment

Accounting giant PwC to allow employees paid time off for fertility treatment By Emma Dunkley, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 26 June 2021 | Updated: 22:46 BST, 26 June 2021 Accounting giant PwC is to allow its employees paid time off for fertility treatment, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.  The big four … Read more

Big Four beancounter PwC to hire 100,000 employees world-wide

Big Four beancounter PwC to hire 100,000 employees world-wide as it expands consultancy services By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 15 June 2021 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 15 June 2021 Big Four accountant PwC plans to hire 100,000 employees world-wide as it expands lucrative consultancy services in areas such as climate … Read more

One third of UK businesses plan to install electric vehicle charging points at employees homes

One third of UK businesses would consider installing electric vehicle charging points at employees’ homes One third of firms would think about putting charging points in employees’ homes to support the use of electric vehicles, according to new research  One in five claim the increase of home working has influenced their plans Upfront costs and … Read more

Employees need ‘microbreaks’ of just five minutes throughout the day to fight fatigue

Taking a short break can improve your productivity during a tough work day, a new study suggests.  A team from North Carolina State University found a five-minute ‘microbreak’ is enough to improve mental sharpness and help employees fight fatigue. Researchers conducted an international survey and found that when employees came to work tired they took … Read more

Goldman Sachs CEO who raged about employees working from home used company private jet for getaways

The CEO of Goldman Sachs, who has raged that employees working from home in the pandemic is an ‘aberration’, took seven weekend holidays on the company’s private jet in as many weeks, according to a new report. CEO David Solomon’s trips over seven weekends in January and February were mostly to the Bahamas, including an … Read more

Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown encourages employees to return to the office

More people are heading in to the office every day than working from home in the wake of the announcement of the roadmap out of lockdown.   Only 32 per cent of Britons surveyed said they are still exclusively working at home, while 39 per cent are working every day at their normal place of work. … Read more

Coca-Cola is accused of reverse racism for sharing a video encourages employees to be ‘less white’ 

Coca-Cola is accused of racism for telling employees to ‘try to be less white’ because it is ‘oppressive, arrogant and ignorant’  The slides are from a resource video uploaded to Coca-Cola’s LinkedIn Learning platform A disgruntled employee shared them to social media last week, where they quickly went viral and sparked a backlash Critics are now … Read more CEO insists new mothers make formidable employees CEO and mother-of-two who brought her 8-week-old to work insists she ‘loves’ having new mums in the office because they’re ‘organised and don’t take nonsense’ Louise O’Shea said she had a mini-office set up around her while on labour ward Mother-of-two shared her belief that new mothers make formidable employees  Mrs O’Shea told how … Read more

Huawei employees ‘face sack for marrying a European’

Employees at Chinese tech giant Huawei face the sack if they marry a European or apply for citizenship in the West, an investigation has found.  Huawei operatives stationed in Europe will be summoned back to China ‘as quickly as possible’ if they breach the policy and dismissed if they fail to return, according to the … Read more

GoDaddy is slammed for cruelty after it sent 500 employees an email saying they were getting a $650

GoDaddy is accused of cruelty after it teased 500 employees into replying to email promising Christmas $650 bonus – only to then reveal it was phishing test they FAILED A December 14 email was sent to employees of the Scottsdale, Arizona-based company after staff were already told they weren’t getting holiday bonuses  It was sent … Read more