If you lie in your job application then you may not only have lost a valuable job opportunity but you might also end up with a criminal conviction and all the unpleasant consequences that go with that. The answer is simple; don’t become a career criminal by lying in your job application.
There have been several high profile cases in the UK featuring the offence of perverting the course of justice. Chris Huhne, the former Liberal Democrat MP and cabinet minister, was sentenced to 8 months in prison after being found guilty of this offence.
Recently I interviewed Janet Ching, an in-house solicitor in the city of London who specialises in maritime law and insurance. We chatted about her time working and living in China. I wanted to get a firsthand account of what it is really like working and living in China.
Last Friday I was invited to the Design Museum for the opening night of the art exhibition 'Rewind The Tape'. This event was hosted by the established British journalist and fashion editor Paula Reed and was all about celebrating and debating the style revolutions of the 80's and 90's.