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...

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Why astute CEOs must pay attention to employee mental health issues

The working world is the last real bastion of stigma we have left, says Geoff McDonald, a campaigner on employee...

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Whistleblowing: five steps to be compliant with recent changes to legislation

Recent whistleblowing legislation changes have not made it easier for employees to disclose wrongdoing without risking accusations of disloyalty or...


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....

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