Statutory maternity pay and sick pay frozen for 2016/17

Statutory maternity pay and statutory sick pay rates will not rise in 2016. The Government has proposed no annual increase...

Osborne confirms apprenticeship levy in Spending Review

Large employers will have to commit to spend 0.5% of their wage bill on funding apprenticeships, it has been confirmed...

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Employee engagement: short termism and VUCA must be addressed

Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA), along with organisations’ tendencies toward short termism, are challenges that can be tackled through...


Four ways to build engagement through storytelling

Storytelling is about much more than telling a good tale – it can engender strong emotional connections from employees and...


“If you don’t like it here… f*** off”, and other management traits

It might sound aggressive, but an “in-your-face” management style can work in certain environments. But which management traits help to...


Six building blocks of resilience for line managers

Line managers are exposed to increasing levels of stress but lack the “soft” skills to deal with pressure and build...


No payout for London Zoo keeper unfairly dismissed over Christmas party fight

A London Zoo meerkat handler who got into a Christmas party fight with...


Selecting HR software: what you need to know about technology

ON DEMAND | Cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) are now common phrases in the technology world, but what do they really mean for HR software ...


Christmas in the workplace: 10 common employer queries

During the Christmas period employers face a minefield of HR challenges. How well prepared is your organisation for the festive...


Learning and development: report finds organisations still “playing it safe”

Learning and development (L&D) teams have, for some time, been accused of failing to adapt their practice to a more...

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