NHS agency staff to have pay capped

The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has ordered a clampdown on recruitment agencies supplying the NHS with doctors and nurses as...

Unfit police officers “haven’t got a job” says Met Commissioner

Police officers who repeatedly fail health and fitness tests could lose their jobs, according to Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard...


Tribunal watch: Dismissals for mobile phone use while driving

Two contrasting employment tribunal claims for unfair dismissal, one upheld and one rejected, have considered the fairness of dismissals for...


Gender pay gap reporting: sharing is caring at Genesis Housing

From next year, more than four decades after the 1970 Equal Pay Act became law, all employers with more than...

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Government accelerates free childcare plans

David Cameron announced today that the Government will bring forward its plan to double free childcare for working parents.


Fathers in Sweden to get three months’ paid paternity leave

Sweden is planning to offer new fathers a third month of paid paternity leave, its Government has announced.
The country...


Eight qualities that make a great HRD

As the competition heats up again for HR director of the year in the Personnel Today Awards, former CIPD deputy...


Leadership in a digital age: what needs to change?

Despite increased acceptance of mobile and web applications at work, a huge proportion of senior leaders report challenges in dealing...


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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HR director of the year Fiona Roberts on driving success at Volkswagen UK

Fiona Roberts, HR director at Volkswagen UK, won the coveted 2014 Personnel Today HR Director of the Year award. Judges...

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