Tag: Values

McDonald’s doubles down on ‘values’ in the wake of controversy

  • McDonald’s told employees on Monday that it is looking into new training and hiring processes that emphasize corporate values, according to notes from the event viewed by Business Insider. 
  • Global Chief People Officer Heidi Capozzi began a top to bottom review of the HR department when she joined McDonald’s April, replacing David Fairhurst — who McDonald’s now says was fired “with cause” after making women at the company uncomfortable. 
  • McDonald’s is investigating allegations against the HR department under Fairhurst, as well as suing its former CEO Steve Easterbrook, alleging Easterbrook covered up sexual relationships with three employees. 
  • Read how former McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook went from the chain’s savior to its worst nightmare here.
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McDonald’s is doubling down on values in the wake of controversies, including a lawsuit from Black former franchisees and the company accusing its former CEO of covering up sexual

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Central London Office Values Seen Falling by 10% on Covid Impact

(Bloomberg) — Offices in central London are set to decline in value by as much as 10% this year as the pandemic drives down demand for space.

Short-term demand for offices has slumped, with many companies’ employees still working from home after lockdown, according to Simon Wallace, co-head of alternatives research and strategy at DWS Group. That’s likely to push rents in the capital’s most expensive areas down by about 8%, denting investor returns.

“The disruption that we have seen is holding back take-up and a lot of companies will be taking a wait-and-see approach before leasing space,” Wallace said in a telephone interview. “The physical barriers to making a decision are quite evident.”

Workers are gradually beginning to return to financial hubs in Europe and the U.S. after offices were closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The U.K. government has encouraged people to go back to the

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