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Real terms wage growth unlikely in 2014

Pay settlements in 2014 are unlikely to keep up with inflation, according to research released today.
The analysis by XpertHR…


Three ways to prevent a drain on talent

A brighter economic outlook also means dissatisfied employees are more likely to look for a new role. Martin Reed examines…

Covert recordings during disciplinary procedure

Covert recording during breaks in disciplinary and grievance hearings

In DLA Piper’s case of the week, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether or not the decision makers’ private…

Barbara Matthews, HR business partner at Google

What it’s really like to work in HR at Google

If you’ve ever seen the film The Internship, you probably have a set idea of what it might be like…

Staff protest outside the National Gallery in January 2014. REX/Mark Thomas

Would raising the minimum wage to the living wage increase unemployment?

Some commentators fear that increasing the national minimum wage to the living wage would have a catastrophic impact on the…

Virgin Money - 2013 HR Team of the Year

PT Awards profile: double victory for Virgin Money

The sheer scale of the challenge presented to the HR team at Virgin Money – which acquired ailing bank Northern…

Lucy Adams, former BBC HR director

“Appraisals don’t work,” says former BBC HR director Lucy Adams

Lucy Adams, the former HR director of the BBC, has slammed the annual appraisal process, claiming they don’t work and…

The early conciliation notification form

Early conciliation welcomed by two-thirds of HR professionals

Two-thirds of HR professionals welcome last week’s introduction of early conciliation, the new Acas scheme that aims to resolve disputes…

Women-only shortlists

Should the UK introduce women-only shortlists for board positions?

The lack of women occupying top spots in UK business is in the spotlight again, as business secretary Vince Cable…

Early conciliation questions

Early conciliation: seven unanswered questions

From 6 May 2014, potential claimants will not be able to lodge an employment tribunal claim without first notifying Acas…

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