Voice of the Employee


Sainsbury’s Chairman sanctioned for using the company’s staff to help renovate his country home

Sainsbury’s chairman David Tyler was sanctioned by the supermarket’s board after using the company’s staff and suppliers to help revamp his country bolthole. The board sent Tyler, a City grandee who has led Sainsbury’s since late 2009, a warning letter after an internal investigation concluded there had been “material breaches” of three company policies which […]

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Research shows two in three workers have stolen from their employer

Commercial insurance broker, Gauntlet, is advising British businesses of the need to safeguard themselves against the impact of internal theft, following research in 2016 that showed 67 per cent of British workers have stolen from their employer. Whilst many thefts can be small and insignificant, with employees often stealing items such as stationery or a packet […]


Office staff can spend £40,000 over their careers on workplace costs

Office workers can expect to spend around £40,000 over their lifetime on workplace costs such as teas and coffees, socialising and chipping in to whip-rounds for colleagues, research suggests. From work clothing to stationery, parties and nights out with colleagues, as well as coughing up cash for leaving gifts and charity requests, the average cost […]