Monthly Archives: September 2011

In trouble at work? Hit your employer with some well-chosen words to keep them on task

  Eight years later, it’s November 2019 and here is an updated version of this post… Are you being bullied at work? Here’s some detailed advice that worked for me and helped me to retire, aged 50!   The following … Continue reading

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Use of the FOI / DP Gagging Clause – some UK Local Authorities publicly frown upon it

Actual UK Local Authority quotes on the use of FOI / DP related “gagging clauses” Both Cheshire West and Chester Council and Brent Borough Council have used a “gagging clause” within a compromise agreement to prevent former employees from getting … Continue reading

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#FoI Request 005/11 ~ Cheshire West and Chester – Register of Senior Officers’ Personal Interests

Senior Officers – a Requirement to Declare and Register Personal Interests This request was updated by Cheshire West and Chester Council on 30th August, with some very good news. My internal review has been upheld.  The council had failed to … Continue reading

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