Hr recruitment trends in 2015

Five trends to watch in HR recruitment in 2015

It stands to reason that, as the overall employment market returns to health, then demand for HR professionals will also...
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Tribunal watch: Football club worker dismissed over rumours of workplace relationship with player

A former worker at League One football club Port Vale has won her claim for sex discrimination after she was...

online personality profiling

Five pitfalls to avoid with online personality profiling

Online personality profiling is growing fast, and a few mouse clicks can shepherd tens of thousands of candidates through the...


Pay awards to remain subdued in 2015, predicts XpertHR

Despite increased optimism in the economy, pay awards in 2014 ended the year below where they started, according to latest...


First Twitter tribunal case offers lessons on social media at work

In December 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the misuse of Twitter by an employee for the first time....

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Could teacher suspensions open schools up to legal claims?

The decision by schools to take action against staff amid confusion over child protection rules could potentially expose them to...

Top 5 HR data metrics in 2015

HR data: the top five metrics for 2015

With the ability to manage and interpret data becoming increasingly vital for HR professionals, new analysis from XpertHR Benchmarking reveals the five most valuable...

Large employment tribunal awards 2014

Ten expensive employment tribunal awards in 2014

Since the introduction of fees, the employment tribunal has, thankfully, become a less common destination for the HR professional. However,...

Female employees at North Lanarkshire Council are claiming they are paid less than men in comparable jobs. Photo: REX

Tribunal watch: Interest payable in equal pay claim

A Scottish employment tribunal has held that 300 North Lanarkshire Council employees who are claiming equal pay will be able...

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Obesity as a disability: five key talking points for employers

The European decision late last year on obesity in the workplace confirmed for UK employers that obesity can constitute a...

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    An employment agency or employment business must not, from 5 January 2015, advertise a job available in Great Britain in another EEA country unless it also advertises that job in Great Britain in English.
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