Voice of the Employee

Google sacks dozens of employees over sexual harrassment

Google has sacked 48 people including 13 senior managers over sexual harassment claims since 2016. In a letter to employees, chief executive Sundar Pichai said the tech giant was taking a “hard line” on inappropriate conduct. The letter was in response to a New York Times report that Android creator Andy Rubin received a $90m exit package […]

Royal Mail staff claim their shares were sabotaged after dramatic fall in value

Hundreds of Royal Mail staff have complained that they have been short-changed as a result of a dramatic fall in the company’s share price. They claim the privatised company deliberately issued a profit warning weeks before many were planning to sell their shares. Since the announcement on 1 October the shares have fallen by 28%. […]

UK workers likely to change companies for more job satisfaction

Job security is not enough for today’s workers, as many are willing to move jobs or even change careers to get more job satisfaction, according to new research. The survey of 1,001 UK adults carried out by Cygnet Jobs, one of the UK’s leading healthcare recruitment companies, has revealed that more than 1 in 2 […]

Revealed: The top 15 cities worldwide that are the best for remote working

The rise of modern technology has allowed many jobs to become more flexible, which means that remote working has grown in popularity across the globe. Powwownow has conducted research to reveal the best 15 cities around the world for remote working. Inspired by the top 15 cities listed in InterNation’s Expat City Ranking Report, Powwownow […]

Half of workers wish they could make their hobby their full time job

A survey of 1,000 people, carried out by Europe’s number one sports retailer, Decathlon, found that 50% of workers would like to turn their hobby into a career, with 23% more passionate about their hobby than their current profession. The majority of brits (30%) would want to turn their passion of caring for animals or children into a […]

Attention all employers: Here are the workplace benefits Generation Z crave

To mark a fresh wave of Generation Z graduates entering the workforce for the first time this summer, new research has revealed what businesses can offer to attract and retain them. A study of 2,315 UK workers carried out by Perkbox, the UK’s fastest growing employee benefits platform, as part of the 2018 Great Perk […]