In my opinion View HR Ltd helped Bournemouth and Poole College (and CWYM) cover up extremely poor behaviour

(Post made at 1145 UK BST time on 30 Sep 2018 in a personal capacity.  Please see here for important background and disclosure of interests). This shows a sequence of Tweets addressed openly to View HR Ltd (the company which conducted the "independent investigation" into my formal complaint - and that of my wife - to … Continue reading In my opinion View HR Ltd helped Bournemouth and Poole College (and CWYM) cover up extremely poor behaviour

New Home! Blog moved here, copy of old site header

(Post made at 0935 BST UK time on 27 Sep 2018 in a personal capacity.  Please see here for important background and disclosure of interests). I have set up this new WordPress blog today, to replace my previous Blogger one (which was at https://musicmattersandculture.blogspot.com/). I have migrated all posts, comments and tags from the Blogger site to this … Continue reading New Home! Blog moved here, copy of old site header

Update: "Independent investigator" still on Solicitors’ roll/regulated by SRA, but does not hold a practising certificate

(Post made at 0926 UK BST time on 14 Sep 2018 in a personal capacity.  Please see here for important background and disclosure of interests).This is an update on my previous posts (here and here).Having made enquiries of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), the position of the "independent investigator" from View HR Ltd is more complex than … Continue reading Update: "Independent investigator" still on Solicitors’ roll/regulated by SRA, but does not hold a practising certificate

Bournemouth and Poole College paid a fake "Employment Lawyer" to investigate our formal complaints

(Post made at 1039 UK BST time on 8 Sep 2018 in a personal capacity.  Please see here for important background and disclosure of interests).The short version of my earlier post is:My wife and I made two detailed formal complaints to the Bournemouth and Poole College last year about in our view very poor treatment … Continue reading Bournemouth and Poole College paid a fake "Employment Lawyer" to investigate our formal complaints

The "independent investigator" who did such a questionable job investigating our complaints about Bournemouth and Poole College was not a current solicitor so was not entitled to be an Employment Lawyers Association member

(Post made at 0055 UK BST time on 8 Sep 2018 in a personal capacity.  Please see here for important background and disclosure of interests).The investigator (from ViewHR Limited) who in my opinion did such a questionable job of "independently investigating":my wife's complaint (about the way the College and Centre for Wessex Young Musicians had treated her), … Continue reading The "independent investigator" who did such a questionable job investigating our complaints about Bournemouth and Poole College was not a current solicitor so was not entitled to be an Employment Lawyers Association member

The hourly rate advertised by Bournemouth and Poole College is £28. It was only £18 just over a year ago, effectively on a zero hours contract

(Post made at 1754 UK BST time on 4 Sep 2018 in a personal capacity.  Please see here for important background and disclosure of interests).Further to my post of yesterday, the Bournemouth and Poole College / Centre for Wessex Young Musicians is currently advertising for a permanent Wessex Starter Strings / Wessex Middle Strings Conductor, after having … Continue reading The hourly rate advertised by Bournemouth and Poole College is £28. It was only £18 just over a year ago, effectively on a zero hours contract

Bournemouth and Poole College is advertising for a new Wessex Starter Strings/Wessex Middle Strings Conductor

(Post made at 1842 UK BST time on 3 Sep 2018 in a personal capacity.  Please see here for important background and disclosure of interests).An advert was placed last Wednesday (29 August 2018) at  https://www.educationweekjobs.co.uk/jobboard/cands/jobview.asp?v=7841343.For some reason the closing date is only a week later (Wednesday 5 September 2018, so now only 2 days away).A copy of … Continue reading Bournemouth and Poole College is advertising for a new Wessex Starter Strings/Wessex Middle Strings Conductor