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.
Degree-level apprenticeships have grown by around 50%, according to the ISEVOISIN/PHANIE/REX/Shutterstock

Growth in apprenticeships outstripping graduate roles

21 Sep 2017

Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs.
According to the Institute...

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A third of new starters experience poor onboarding

19 Sep 2017

More than a third of new starters have had a poor onboarding experience, while for more than a fifth it...

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Nursing unions demand 3.9% pay rise and £800

15 Sep 2017

Unions representing more than a million nurses and other NHS staff have written to the chancellor to demand a 3.9%...

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Employment tribunal numbers remain stable … for now

14 Sep 2017

The number of employment tribunal claims rose very slightly during the period between April and June this year, according to...

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Personnel Today Awards: Graduate Scheme of the Year

12 Sep 2017

In our continuing series of articles profiling those who have successfully made the shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards,...

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Government must invest in HR for small businesses, says CIPD

11 Sep 2017

An investment of £13 million per year could provide small businesses with the HR support they need, according to a...

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Worker whose messages were monitored had human rights breached

5 Sep 2017

Employers should make employees aware of any monitoring of their...

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Female HR directors more likely to view workplace as sexist, reports charity

4 Sep 2017

Almost half of female HR directors and decision-makers think their workplaces are sexist, compared with just a quarter of men...

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Listed companies must publish pay ratios under new law

29 Aug 2017

All listed companies will have to publish the pay ratio between bosses and workers, under new corporate governance reforms being...

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Next Stage won the Employee Benefits Award in 2016

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Employee Benefits

25 Aug 2017

As we round up those who have made the shortlists for this year’s Personnel Today Awards, it’s time to look...

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Getting to grips with new technology: A guide to best-practice HR software implementation (webinar)

25 Aug 2017

Introducing new systems can be a challenge for organisations, so what can you do during the implementation to ensure it...

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Trans employees need better support at work, says Acas

25 Aug 2017

Managers are failing to support trans employees as much as they could in the workplace, a study by Acas has...

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Almost half of HR professionals unaware of new GCSE grading system

24 Aug 2017

Almost half of HR professionals are not aware of the new GCSE grading system, according to a poll by the...

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No signs of growth in pay awards levels, says XpertHR

24 Aug 2017

Pay awards in the three months to the end of July 2017 were worth 2%, according to the latest data...

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Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes gender pay gap

23 Aug 2017

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published details of its gender pay gap, showing that on average its...

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