Government to impose new contract on junior doctors

The Department of Health will impose a new contract on junior doctors in England, it has been announced. The decision...
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Religious festivals: no requirement to give employee five weeks off

An employment tribunal found that London Underground was entitled to turn down an employee’s request for five consecutive weeks’ annual...

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Learning Technologies 2016: Five ways to improve L&D

“If you could start a new L&D function from scratch, with all the tools available to you now, what would...


Employee with dyslexia wins case against Starbucks

A Starbucks employee has won a disability discrimination case against the coffee giant, after problems arising from her dyslexia led...

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Councils free to change Sunday trading laws from the autumn

Local authorities and city mayors in England and Wales will from autumn 2016 be given the power to extend Sunday...


HR analytics: Three myths holding HR back

The need to get to grips with HR analytics has been widely reported, but the journey toward metrics-focused people management...

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Apprenticeship levy legislation published in draft

The Government has published draft legislation on the introduction of the apprenticeship levy.
The draft confirms that from April 2017,...


Why you shouldn’t be too nice to your new hires

Could you be bending over backwards to please new recruits, without spending time giving them constructive feedback? This could do...

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Name-blind recruitment for NHS and civil service by 2020

The announcement by the Cabinet Office follows David Cameron’s pledge at October’s Conservative party conference to remove bias in recruitment...


National minimum wage: sleeping on the job?

There is little clarity on whether employers should pay staff the national minimum wage for overnight shifts and decisions tend...

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