Philip Green | HR issues hit Arcadia Group before downfall

HR issues hit Arcadia Group before downfall

HR issues have the power to make or break a business. For example, if an employer handles negative cases well and admits their failings they will likely be seen more positively, however, if a business is unable to bounce back following the negative press it can ultimately lead to a company’s demise. Last year Lloyd’s of London acted fast in order to repair its reputation after a damaging report was published on sexual misconduct at the firm. A Bloomberg investigation had discovered that there was evidence of sexual assault and harassment towards female employees at Lloyd’s. Since the report, the organisation pledged to act and commissioned a survey to investigate its culture. This has also prompted more warnings about guidance and behaviour at the business, helping...

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