What lessons can we learn as employers from the recent bake off saga? An interesting article from Personnel Today looks at what employers can and can't do to retain their top talent.
The news that the Great British Bake Off has been poached by Channel 4 has left many fans wondering whether or not the hit programme will follow in the footsteps of Top Gear and flounder without its usual line-up. Presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, collectively known as Mel and Sue, quickly stated that they “won’t be going with the dough” and will remain with the BBC. And now judge Mary Berry has stated that she will not follow the show to Channel 4 out of “loyalty” to the BBC. Only Paul Hollywood, the show’s other judge, is retained as the show changes channels. The Bake Off scenario will resonate with many business owners who are fearful of losing key talent they regard as critical to their business