Rail strikes called off as unions suspend action

The planned rail strikes for next Monday and Tuesday have now been called off. Earlier today, the Transport Salaried Staff’s...

Can “results only” working deliver the goods?

Giving employees greater flexibility to help them balance work and life is now commonplace. But could allowing employees complete autonomy...


Less is more with HR analytics at Four Seasons Hotels

Using data from HR analytics software helped the Four Seasons hotel chain reduce its applicant numbers, but also increase the...


Five steps to winning the HR Supplier Partnership Award

For the second year running, the Personnel Today Awards now feature two categories for HR suppliers to receive the recognition...

When employees' religious beliefs clash with gay customers' rights: five key cases

When employees’ religious beliefs clash with gay customers’ rights: five key cases

A Northern Ireland court has found that a bakery discriminated against a customer when it refused to make a cake...


Line manager roles are key to a great workplace

Line managers have to be everything from counsellors to colleagues, but their role in increasing engagement and productivity is crucial,...


Most employers have used settlement agreements, XpertHR survey finds

Most employers have signed a settlement agreement with an employee over the past year, but only a small minority use...

Robbie Williams and wife Ayda Field will "strenuously" defend sexual harassment claims. Photo: Stewart Cook/REX

Sexual harassment at work: three types of claim

Pop star Robbie Williams and his wife have been accused of sexual harassment against a former employee. There are numerous...

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Tribunal watch: Man dismissed over domestic violence allegations claims sex discrimination

An employee who was sacked for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend after a workplace party tried unsuccessfully to claim sex discrimination....


Will shared parental leave transform family-friendly working?

The new right to shared parental leave is intended to promote a major culture shift in the sharing of childcare...

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