Four employment law changes in October 2014

Four employment law changes in October 2014

There has been a raft of employment law changes for HR to get to grips with already this year, including...
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Unison given go-ahead for new judicial review into employment tribunal fees

The Lord Chancellor has given Unison the green light to launch a judicial review...

Antenatal rights for fathers 2014

Antenatal rights for fathers begin 1 October 2014: are you ready?

October sees the introduction of brand new antenatal rights for fathers to take time off work to accompany a pregnant woman to see a midwife or...

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Acas produces new guidance on managing bereavement

Conciliation service Acas has published a new guide on managing bereavement in the workplace.
Developed in partnership with Cruse Bereavement...

Reaping the benefits of recruiting young people

Reaping the benefits of recruiting young people

Fear of red tape and confusion around funding means many businesses fail to recognise the benefits of recruiting young people, when in fact they can help push growth...

Tattoos in the workplace

Tattoo much? Setting rules over employees’ hair, piercings and body art

What are the risks for employers judging the suitability of tattoos in the workplace? Hannah Ford sets out the issues around “look policies”.

Personnel Today Awards 2014 shortlist drinks reception

Personnel Today Awards 2014 shortlist drinks – image gallery

HR teams and individuals shortlisted for the Personnel Today Awards 2014 celebrated their success so far at a special reception in central London last week.

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Elitist Britain: What can organisations do to improve social mobility?

Earlier this month, a government report revealed how senior public service posts are still dominated by a privately educated elite....

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Tribunal claims remain dramatically down for third consecutive quarter

Employment tribunal receipts continue to record a dramatic year-on-year decline, according to the latest round of quarterly statistics from the...

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Scottish referendum: what would a “yes” vote mean for employment law in Scotland?

With not long to go until the Scottish independence referendum on 18 September, attention remains focused on currency, economics and...

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