What is a workplace?

Get back to the workplace? Your workplace needs you, according to some. They mean working from home is not good enough. Every employer needs to think about the risks and opportunities, as should every employee. I have written previously about the risks of returning to...

Institutional what? Not in your business?

Institutional what? Institutional racism does not exist according to some, because they think it is always down to the individual. Presumably they use same argument about sexism, and other forms of discrimination? The reason it matters is that the underlying issue may...

Where’s the silver lining to this cloud?

What’s a silver lining? There’s an old saying ‘even the darkest cloud has a silver lining’ or to use another metaphor, ‘it’s an ill wind indeed that blows no man no good’. In other words, however bad things are there’s...

Lessons from Dom on Reputational Risk

Your Reputational Risk could get overlooked The Reputational Risk is not the one at the top of your list of priorities as you come into this new phase of semi-lockdown. I certainly hope you are paying attention to the health risks to yourself, your employees and your...

Stay alert to the new risks at work

‘Stay Alert’ is the new slogan If the ‘Stay Alert’ message has a shortcoming, it is its vagueness, but compared with ‘Stay at Home’ almost anything is vague. However, for employers and employees who are preparing for a return to...