Rob Moss

Rob Moss

About Rob Moss

Rob Moss has been editor of Personnel Today since 2010. He joined the publication in 2006 as online editor, and has previously written in the optical and electrical markets.
Emma Walmsley  succeeds Andrew Witty as GSK chief executive when he retires on 31 MarchPhoto: GSK

Women better suited to leadership

28 Mar 2017

Women are better leaders than their male colleagues, according to research.
Professor Øyvind L Martinsen, head of leadership and organisational...

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HR Tech World 2017: What does Brexit mean for HR?

23 Mar 2017

Economist Dr Daniel Thorniley brought yesterday’s HR Tech World conference to what he acknowledged was a “brutal, sombre and miserable”,...

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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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“Worker” status should be abolished, MPs told

7 Mar 2017

The distinction between “employee” and “worker” should be abolished, according to experts called before the first morning’s hearing of an...

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Use of zero hours contracts is stalling

3 Mar 2017

The number of people working under zero hours contracts appears to have slowed significantly in 2016, according to fresh analysis...

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British Gas refused right to appeal in Lock holiday pay commission case

28 Feb 2017

British Gas has been refused leave to appeal by the Supreme Court in the long-running case regarding the payment of...

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Employers urged to report race pay gap data

28 Feb 2017

Businesses with more than 50 employees should publish a breakdown of their workforce by race and pay band, an independent...

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Campaign launched to raise awareness of increases in national minimum wage and national living wage

27 Feb 2017

Two-thirds (69%) of people earning less than £15,000 do not know they should be paid for travel between appointments, according...

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Businesses are using self-employment laws to avoid tax, says Matthew Taylor

14 Feb 2017

Matthew Taylor, the head of Theresa May’s independent review of modern employment practices, has said that businesses are using self-employment...

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Private companies should be subject to corporate governance rules

12 Feb 2017

Large private businesses, including the likes of John Lewis, Arcadia and Virgin Atlantic, should have to follow the same corporate...

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Co-habiting unmarried partner wins pensions case

8 Feb 2017

Unmarried partners of occupational pension scheme members should be eligible for survivor pension benefits, regardless of whether or not they...

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Insecure work up 27% in five years says TUC

7 Feb 2017

The number of people working without guaranteed hours or baseline employment rights has grown by 660,000 (27%) over the past...

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A19 police retirements not age discrimination – Court of Appeal

2 Feb 2017

The Court of Appeal has ruled that police forces’ use of Regulation A19, which required police officers with more than...

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The use of gig workers on projects and short-term assignments is set to grow, according to the research

Gig economy will grow, say half of HR leaders

2 Feb 2017

Nearly 40% of companies hire staff on a temporary or project basis, and “gig economy” working is set to grow,...

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Apprenticeship levy and targets risk being poor value for money

31 Jan 2017

Most of the money raised by the apprenticeship levy will be spent elsewhere, according to analysis published today by the...

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