Workers received a “real-terms” pay rise in last quarter, says XpertHR

Employees received a slight “real-terms” increase in pay in the three months to August 2016, according to findings from pay...
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Workplace maternity discrimination: 10 common scenarios in tribunals

The Citizens Advice Bureau reports that it has seen a 58% increase in the number of maternity leave queries in...


Male managers more likely to be promoted than women

Women continue to receive fewer promotions and earn less than men, according to the latest National Management Survey from XpertHR...


Deaf workers: one in four has quit a job because of discrimination

One in four workers with hearing loss has been forced to quit a job because of discrimination, according to a...

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Modern slavery reports “on the rise” as Theresa May announces new taskforce

A fivefold rise in the number of modern slavery reports shows that efforts to highlight the issue are working, according...


Public-sector gender pay gap reporting confirmed

The timetable for gender pay gap reporting in the public sector has been confirmed, with the Government largely intending to...

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Bank holidays: five things employers need to know

Most of the the UK has eight permanent bank holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May...


Employees happier in a multi-generational workplace, says McDonald’s

Research by McDonald’s in the UK has revealed that people working in a multi-generational environment tend to be 10% happier....


Withdrawal of job offer made by agency costs employer £3,000

An employment tribunal has ordered an employer to pay breach of contract damages after it withdrew a job offer made...


Restrictive covenant breach: £30,000 and injunction for employer

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the High Court awarded damages of £30,000 and gave an injunction to a company...

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