Posts by Simon Bloch

There’s no such thing as free….training

Training Costs

The practice requiring workers to repay their training costs if their employment ends within a specified time period has hit the news of late. Capita and FDM Group were brought to the public attention for imposing such practices which many have deemed to be unfair. In these cases, graduates were required to work for two…

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Positive discrimination: the answer to improving diversity?


It’s now widely acknowledged that businesses have a diversity problem at the top of the food chain. The Parker Review, published October 2017, found that only two per cent of director positions in the FTSE 100 are held by UK citizens from ethnic minorities, though this group makes up 14 per cent of the total…

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