Jo Faragher

About Jo Faragher

Jo Faragher has been a business journalist for 15 years, working in commissioning editor and editor roles for the past 10. A regular contributor to Personnel Today, she has also written features for the Financial Times, and supplements for The Times and The Guardian.
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Taylor review: Establishing employment status

19 Jul 2017

XpertHR’s consultant editor Darren Newman looks at the proposals in the Taylor review to clarify employment status, as well as...

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Employers should be required to publish ethnicity breakdown

19 Jul 2017

UK businesses should publish a breakdown of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employees, according to recommendations from the Chartered...

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Young people suffer most from slowdown in income growth

17 Jul 2017

Average income growth fell to just 0.7% in the year running up to the general election, research from think tank...

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Repeal Bill: No immediate change for workers’ rights

14 Jul 2017

EU-derived legislation such as the Working Time Directive, TUPE and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will continue to apply...

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Winners of enei equality and inclusion awards announced

12 Jul 2017

Recruitment company PageGroup and the group behind the HS2 high speed rail network won the overall awards for equality and...

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Supreme Court gives gay man equal pension rights

12 Jul 2017

The Supreme Court has granted an appeal in a case where a worker claimed his same-sex partner should get the...

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The Taylor Review: what employers need to know

11 Jul 2017

The long-awaited Taylor Review of modern employment practices emerged today, introduced at a press conference hosted by Prime Minister Theresa...

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Taylor Review urges employers to promote “good work” for all

11 Jul 2017

Matthew Taylor’s review of modern employment practices is published today, outlining seven key principles for “good quality work for all”....

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Percentage of women on executive committees stagnates

10 Jul 2017

Companies with more women in senior roles have higher profit margins, an analysis of the FTSE 350 has found.
The...

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Workers confused and concerned about employment status, claims Acas

7 Jul 2017

Many “gig economy” workers are confused about employment status and fear that raising concerns about it could affect their job...

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More than half of apprenticeship levy payers make use of funding, says Open University

6 Jul 2017

More than half of employers who pay the apprenticeship levy are already making use of it, according to research by...

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Pay self-employed workers the national minimum wage, says thinktank

4 Jul 2017

Certain self-employed workers should be paid the minimum wage, according to recommendations by the Resolution Foundation.
The thinktank has submitted...

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Skills shortages cost businesses more than £2 billion, says Open University

3 Jul 2017

Severe skills shortages in the UK cost businesses more than £2 billion in higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staff...

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Pay awards lose pace with inflation

29 Jun 2017

Employers have given a median 2% pay award to their employees over the three months to the end of May...

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Department for Education is first government department to publish gender pay gap

28 Jun 2017

The Department for Education (DfE) has published its gender pay gap figures, becoming the first government department to do so....

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