201907.23

#emoji #appropriate #inappropriate

Hitting the headlines again has been the suitability of using emoticons, otherwise known as ‘emoji’s’ in professional communications. ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’. Emojis are based on symbols from Japanese comics and express emotion through digital communication, the idea being that they are to invoke a reaction. When are they used Emojis are…

201907.12

Restrictive Covenants ARE worth the paper they are written on

Restrictive covenants have long been perceived as not being worth the paper that they are written on, especially if they are too wide and prevent an individual from earning a living. Earlier this month the Supreme Court ruled that where restrictive covenants prevented an employee from being “concerned or interested” in a competitor for 6…

201907.10

#betsclosed #lastbets #bankbust

Why? At the end of last week, bookmaker William Hill made an announcement that 700 betting shops will close over the next few years resulting in up to 4,500 job losses due to reduced income from fixed-odds betting machine business. Hot on the heels of this surprise announcement came the news only hours ago that…

201907.05

#LGBT #Inclusivity #Pride2019 #LGBT&SexualHarassment

What is Pride #LGBT stands for #Lesbian, #Gay, #Bisexual and #Transexual and is used as a reference to the community comprising of these individuals. Preparations are underway for Pride 2019 in London this Saturday which marks the end of a month long celebration to recognise the impact that the LGBT community have had in the…