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…

Valerie Hughes-D'Aeth, new BBC HR director

BBC appoints new HR director

The BBC has announced that Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth will lead the corporation’s People Division from August 2014, replacing Lucy Adams who…

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…

Mediation

What is the role of mediation in the new early conciliation arrangements?

Clarion’s John Robinson looks at how the introduction of Acas early conciliation may affect the employment tribunal process.
On 6…

Elsewhere on the web

Legal

Opinion

Apprenticeships

Latest from XpertHR