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Jewish job applicant awarded £17,000 over Saturday working

An employment tribunal has ordered an employer to pay over £17,000 to a devoutly religious Jewish applicant who was turned...
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Bring your own device: eliminating the risks

“Bring your own device” (BYOD) is common practice in many organisations today, but it can leave businesses exposed to risks...

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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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Poor posture at work: how to get people’s backs up

Poor posture can lead to back pain and higher levels of stress, depression and absence. Could a new wearable device...

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How a social learning app can help plug knowledge gaps

HR professionals are often curating useful learning content for the rest of the organisation, but how can they get value...

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Employment law in Chile: Seven interesting facts

Chile is host to many multinational businesses, and has one of the highest rates of working hours in the world....

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Eight reasons to turn the tables on hot-desking

With the use of hot-desking and the number of flexible workspaces on the rise, David Whincup, head of the London...

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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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Would a British exit from the EU cut employment red tape?

The Conservative victory in the general election means that there will be a referendum on a British exit from the...

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TUPE: Protecting employers’ interests with post termination restrictions

Discussions around the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) often place the emphasis on transferring employees’ rights....

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