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The question of whether to enhance shared parental pay for fathers has featured in case law this year

Six important employment law cases in 2017

The decision by the Supreme Court that the employment tribunal fees system is unlawful may be one of the most...

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Facebook snooping on candidates? GDPR could put a stop to that

27 Jul 2017

Employers who snoop on potential job candidates on social media could soon be breaking the law under GDPR. Ed Stacey,...

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Reputational damage: six preventative measures for employers

26 Jun 2017

How can employers ensure reputational damage is kept to a minimum?

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WhatsApp and confidential data: where to draw the line with social media

18 May 2017

An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp....

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Social media misconduct: dismissal harsh but fair

17 May 2017

An employment tribunal has held that the dismissal of a long-serving employee over derogatory comments she made on Facebook about...

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Monitoring employee communications: WhatsApp case raises concerns

19 Apr 2017

A recent legal case involving messaging service WhatsApp raises issues about monitoring employee communications. Nick Le Riche, a partner at...

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Learning teams must accelerate the path towards digital, says leading analyst

30 Mar 2017

L&D teams want technology to deliver better experiences and increase employee engagement with learning, according to one of Europe’s leading...

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Social media misconduct: fair dismissal over historic tweets

19 Jan 2017

An employment tribunal held that a long-serving employee was fairly dismissed for making derogatory comments about his colleagues and his...

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Seven in 10 organisations use social media to hire

14 Dec 2016

Around seven in 10 organisations now use social media for recruitment purposes, according to the latest data on recruitment metrics...

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Workplace by Facebook: will platform familiarity spell success for business social network?

13 Oct 2016

Industry watchers are divided as to whether Facebook’s new “Workplace social network for business” will prove a hit in the...

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Personnel Today Awards 2016: HR Supplier Partnership shortlist announced

15 Sep 2016

The shortlist has now been announced for this year’s HR Supplier Partnership Award, the category that recognises the achievements of...

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Five important employment law cases in 2016… and five more to come

21 Jul 2016

Your annual summer round-up of the most important employment law cases 2016 has seen so far, and those still to come…

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Social media and employee voice: go with the flow or fight the tide?

17 May 2016

Social media appears to be the ideal platform for employers to harness employees’ voices, but many organisations are hesitant about...

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Penguin Random House HRD: “Degrees are a lazy sifting tool”

25 Apr 2016

Penguin Random House this year joined a select group of employers to remove the requirement for a degree for new...

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The shape of today’s business: What is the “new normal”?

14 Mar 2016

PROMOTED | The HR landscape is a changing one and new research from GigaOM examines some of the most problematic and promising issues confronting businesses today.

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