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How should HR react to demands to manage out employees?

If employees aren’t working out, managers can be impatient to move them out of the organisation. How can HR strike...

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Ban on agency staff will “remove a lifeline” from the NHS

27 Mar 2017

The ban on certain agency staff in the NHS, which comes into force on 1 April, will “remove a lifeline”...

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Australian employment law: 10 key features

24 Mar 2017

Generous leave entitlements and a unique legal framework characterise Australian employment law. Qian Mou highlights 10 interesting aspects of workplaces...

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Uber employment status case: are there implications for all employers?

23 Mar 2017

Does the recent spate of employment status cases have implications for all employers, or just for the gig economy sector?...

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Five costly immigration changes in April 2017

22 Mar 2017

April 2017 sees another set of changes to immigration rules, including the Immigration Skills Charge and changes to minimum salary...

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Long-term sick leave dismissals: court guidance on borderline cases

21 Mar 2017

The Court of Appeal has provided guidance on when employers can dismiss an employee on long-term sick leave, in what...

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NHS whistleblowers to be protected when applying for new jobs

20 Mar 2017

NHS whistleblowers will receive greater legal protection if they decide to apply for a new job, according to proposals published...

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HR Tech World 2017: Maersk Oil drills down on global mobility and payroll

20 Mar 2017

Making payroll globally consistent and compliant can be a challenge. How does Maersk Oil, which operates in more than 130...

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Whistleblowers offered £100,000 in cartel crackdown

20 Mar 2017

Whistleblowers are being offered up to £100,000 in a crackdown on cartels, launched today by the Competition and Markets Authority...

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Ban on religious dress can be justified, says European Court

14 Mar 2017

An employer can justify a ban on religious dress that prevents a Muslim woman from wearing an Islamic headscarf (hijab)...

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BBC reporter’s employment case struck out

8 Mar 2017

An employment tribunal has struck out a BBC reporter’s claim after finding that she discussed her case with a newspaper...

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How do your absence levels compare?

6 Mar 2017

Is your organisation’s absence level high or low? Do you know how it compares to your competitors?
Last year’s survey...

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Bank holidays: five things employers need to know

3 Mar 2017

Most of the the UK has eight permanent bank holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May...

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Employers must have a plan to manage trauma in the workplace

1 Mar 2017

Deaths at work are decreasing, but employees more likely to be exposed to trauma in the workplace in other ways....

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Senior Managers Regime: New rules on references from 7 March

1 Mar 2017

New rules regarding references in the financial services industry come into force on 7 March as part of the Senior...

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