Five ways to make sure global HR policies succeed

As globalisation continues, many employers with a multi-jurisdictional presence are introducing global HR policies that apply across their international business....
Inflation measures used by employers to guide pay awards

The rise of CPI: HR hedges its bets over inflation

Inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), fell to its lowest ever level in January 2015, hitting just...

TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said: ”Zero hours contracts sum up what has gone wrong in the modern workplace". Photo: Richard Gardner/REX.

Number of zero hours contracts up by more than a quarter

The number of people on zero hours contracts has gone up by more than a quarter, according to the latest...

Jo Swinson joins a CIPD event today to discuss gender diversity in the boardroom. Photo: Steve Back/REX

CIPD urges employers to increase female board representation

While many companies have sought to improve the level of female board representation, more still needs to be done to...

National minimum wage 2015

Minimum wage recommended to rise by 3%

The independent body that advises the Government on the national minimum wage has recommended that the adult rate, which applies...

Temporary staff are earning more than permanent workers.

Temporary pay outstripping permanent salaries, says REC

A large proportion of workers are earning more on temporary contracts than their permanent counterparts, according to the latest Jobs...

Scotland Yard released photos of three men for alleged involvement in racist abuse on the Paris Metro. Photo: REX

Misconduct outside the workplace: five key employment cases

The recent allegations against a group of Chelsea supporters highlight how employee misconduct outside the workplace can cause difficulties for...

Harmonising terms and conditions after tupe

Harmonising after TUPE: less generous terms for older employees can be justified

Implementing changes in the workplace can be challenging for employers, and harmonising terms and conditions after a TUPE transfer is...

Linking pay and performance

Linking pay and performance is top reward priority for 2015

Just over half (50.6%) of organisations have put increasing the link between pay and performance as a priority for their...

"Develop their curiosity, rather than teaching them what they need to know" - Professor Sugata Mitra

Learning Technologies 2015: L&D has to “undo educational damage”

The technology of today has completely transformed how employees access information and how they use it. But the technology of...

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