Company Next crisis after Corona

After two years of Corona into the next crisis

The next crisis after Corona: Rising cost of living and the threat of private insolvencies - A social powder keg also for companies? What entrepreneurs should now expect in order to be prepared for the consequences of the high stress level in their own workforce. Collective trends as a result of external influences: A changing society Shortage of skilled workers leads to higher security risks New perspectives as an opportunity for [...]

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Whistleblower Whistleblower Company

"Kill the messenger" - how companies respond to whistleblowers and anonymous tips

A commentary by WB Risk Prevention Systems. Dealing with people when confronted with massive wrongdoings in a private or business environment is always associated with emotions. The first, spontaneous reaction to (anonymous) whistleblower information is often repression, disappointment or shock. Extreme examples at the private level are information from third parties about the infidelity of [...]

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Sexual harassment - misconduct workforce as a result of the pandemic

Misconduct within the workforce as a social consequence of the pandemic? 

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace The spring and summer of 2022 has brought many of us the opportunity to physically spend more time at our companies again. Even if only in part, because time and work models have changed permanently and home office options continue to be maintained. But at least team meetings, employee events, training sessions, meetings with colleagues, etc., can once again be held in [...]

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Energy-supply-risks-beyond-availability-and-costs

Energy supply: Which risks can be taken into account 

A look beyond the core question of energy supply availabilities and rising costs. It is impossible to imagine the headlines without energy supply at the moment. Rising costs and the threat of supply difficulties are topics that are present in the media every day and affect all people and companies. Energy suppliers and network operators have a lot on their plate at the moment and are particularly [...]

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Employee Benefit Employee Retention

Employee retention as crisis prevention

As entrepreneurs, you've all interviewed potential candidates yourself, and you've almost certainly asked them about their strengths. Strengths that make the applicant stand out from the crowd. More and more often, however, the question is mirrored and asked of the company. What added value does the job bring to the applicant compared to other employers? Especially in the [...]

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Employees abroad coverage

Protection of employees in high-risk countries

At the end of August this year, the world witnessed how chaotic conditions can be during the evacuation of foreign nationals and domestic employees. As an observer, one feels helpless in such moments - as a responsible person, one must be able to react. But the situation in Afghanistan has shown above all that public structures and political decision-makers are unable to deal with emergency situations [...]

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Employee strike India clashes

Employee strike leads to physical confrontations

It is not always possible to avoid an employee strike in your own company. Grievances and misunderstandings can also lead to this. But so can influence from outside. In this case, the strike developed its own dynamics: around 4,000 employees went on strike at the Indian subsidiary at seven locations. At the time of the intervention, the strike had already been raging for 11 months and the Indian sites were disconnected from the European headquarters. The server connection was [...]

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