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Top 10 HR questions June 2015: Maximum workplace temperatures

As temperatures rise, employers have been checking their duties to employees in hot weather. The most popular FAQ on XpertHR...
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Summer employment issues: a six-point checklist

With warmer days around the corner and holidays on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about those common employment...

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Budget must prioritise skills development to raise productivity, says CIPD

The Government needs to invest more in vocational and further education if employers are going to see real increases in...

Time management for HR professional (webinar)

Time management for the HR professional (webinar)

Sign up for this webinar on 21 July 2015 to benefit from free time-management training from trainer Chris Croft.

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Smarter use of tech can help create “HR superheroes,” says IBM

Using HR tech, social media and collaborative working can help HR flourish during times of rapid change, delegates at the...

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Soft skills “worth £88 billion” to UK economy

A group of major employers, led by McDonald’s, has called for measures to formally recognise and promote soft skills such...

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Eight pensions basics for HR professionals

The pensions auto-enrolment process may be well under way, but there are still a number of reforms due to take...

Holidaymakers in Bournemouth this week. Photo: Geoffrey Swaine/REX

Holiday pay: two-year backdating limit on claims submitted from 1 July 2015

Employees bringing holiday pay claims at employment tribunals on or after 1 July 2015 will only be able to claim...

Childcare vouchers are a tax-efficient method of paying for childcare

Women on maternity leave must keep childcare voucher benefits

It is discriminatory to make employees leave a childcare voucher scheme while on maternity leave, according to an employment tribunal....

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Equalise pension survivor benefits for same-sex couples, urges TUC

The TUC is calling for the Government to review pension survivor benefits for same-sex couples, since civil partners or same-sex...

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