So the owners that said they wanted a fresh start have appointed someone who was a director during the mess that the club got into between 2013-2015. That board took the loan out that caused the club to go into administration.
guest22 So the owners that said they wanted a fresh start have appointed someone who was a director during the mess that the club got into between 2013-2015. That board took the loan out that caused the club to go into administration.
Do you know factually know if he was for any of the decisions ?????
As far as I understand Kevin Norris was director in charge of rugby during Shanahans reign which proved disastorous and which put the club on the brink.
The guarantors of the loan refused to pay up which caused the club to go into administration.
I dont think anyone associated with what happened in 2015 that loan or any of those guarantors should be on the board now. it just does not look right.
That's it guest 22 look on the negative side, isn't it time to put the past behind us and move forward.
There's always someone to find fault, look on it as positive news for the club. Stop dragging up the past it does no one any good.
Onward & upwards (hopefully)!
Guest22 get a life and let's move on. You are talking of water under the bridge.
One man cannot be responsible for what on then. the RFU made rules made it impossible for GoD to carry on so now let's leave it at that.
There was nothing in the rules that said Graham Dawe could not continue to coach the team but it is not about that. I just dont think it helps the club reappointing a board member who was associated with what happened in the 2014-15 season. lots of people lost money and the new owners promised a fresh start. like I said I personally dont think anyone associated with what happened in 2015 taking that loan or any of those guarantors for that loan who refused to pay it back should be on the board now. im entitled to an opinion just like any fan.
This appears to be an exercise in thinning out the payroll after buying an organisation that is over-staffed or has the wrong mix of skills/experience/posts. The slate is wiped clean as all posts are made redundant. Then ex-staff and outside candidates are invited to apply for new roles in a slimmed down/new structure.
Tough on long-serving employees and with a demanding learning curve for new starts or "returners". It's legal and designed to re-focus an organisation, but it's a hard process. I imagine it's timed to finish the season with current staff in place more or less and then evolve over the summer to be in place come the start of 2017/18. But with a number of functions booked over the off-season and the re-furb of the Clubhouse, Brickfields will be a challenging place to work over the next six months or so.
Anyone who stays on must be feeling that the beatings will continue until morale improves...
This is wrong, however "standard practice" it might be.
People are not assets, they are people, and need to be treated with respect at all times.
Also, at places like Albion, they are generally not there "for the money", but because they have a love for the club. Why put them through this miserable process? Why not simply address the problem areas and if a few people have to go then do it directly, but with compassion. People are not numbers. Treat them as they are, and you won't get the best.
Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 04/03/2017 13:14 by Dewnansek.
Most of the staff seem new anyway. I dont think many stayed from the takeover. The club are going to find it hard to attract good people to the club with these type of practices and with people like Michael Dunford criticising them.
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