Francesca Lopez

Managing difficult employees: how do you solve a problem like Mario?

Mario Balotelli has joined Liverpool FC after the club agreed a £16 million fee with AC Milan so will be spending the season at Anfield; but only if he behaves.


Legal HR tips: Managing compassionate leave

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré has reignited the debate about compassionate leave. He has accused his club of refusing his request to be excused from the team’s Abu Dhabi tour to visit his...


Employee dishonesty: do you know your staff?

Important lessons can be learnt from the “Employee Fraudscape” report recently published by CIFAS, the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service.