ECJ’s clarification of “establishment” in redundancy consultations is good news for employers

A decision has finally been reached in the long-running Woolworths redundancy...
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Top 10 HR questions in April 2015: TUPE

Employers often want to harmonise terms and conditions if they inherit employees as a result of a TUPE transfer. Are...


Global HR: five key issues when harmonising employment law

As organisations expand internationally, they should consider how employment law across different jurisdictions is a key part of global HR...

Flexible working

How flexible working arrangements vary around the globe

International governments are offering employees increasing rights to request flexible working arrangements, as organisations see that family and work can...


Transatlantic trends: HR in the US vs the UK

Given the huge disparities in the levels of maternity pay and annual leave, UK professionals could be forgiven for thinking...

Randy Knaflic of Jawbone takes an on-stage selfie at the People Analytics conference

People analytics could “radically change” HR

Will people analytics be an essential part of the skillset for future HR professionals? Michael Carty reports from the Tucana...


Want to provide a great HR service? Borrow it from IT

A system for tracking service levels in IT departments is proving just as successful in HR, finds the University of...


Employers increasingly willing to negotiate salaries

Two-thirds of employers are more willing to discuss pay rises with candidates than they were this time last year, according...

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Philosophical belief under Equality Act can include left-wing beliefs

In this case report from Trowers & Hamlins, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether or not an employee who...

Is the holiday pay reference period 12 weeks?

Has the holiday pay reference period been decided by Lock v British Gas?

If commission should be included in holiday pay, what reference period should be used to calculate how much an employee...

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