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Spring means only one thing for HR professionals: preparing for a raft of new employment laws. Photo: Matthew Chattle/REX/Shutterstock.

April 2017: nine key employment law changes

The run-up to April is typically a busy time of year for HR professionals, with new employment legislation due to...

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Will the apprenticeship levy mean smaller businesses lose out?

10 Mar 2017

It is the Government’s flagship policy to fix the UK’s skills problem, a well-intentioned “tax” on employers to raise £3...

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Top 10 HR questions February 2017: Gender pay gap reporting and the apprenticeship levy

9 Mar 2017

What's keeping HR professionals awake at night?

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Apprenticeship levy: Why degree apprenticeships should be on your list

6 Mar 2017

Are you firming up plans for spending your apprenticeship funding...

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Industrial strategy’s skills proposals “deeply disappointing” – BEIS Committee

3 Mar 2017

The Government’s flagship industrial strategy, set out in a Green Paper in January, lacks the necessary detail and commitments required...

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Where are the skills you’re looking for?

1 Mar 2017

PROMOTED | How do you find and reach the skilled people who will make up your future workforce? How do you decide where... Find out more

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Breaking down barriers to build a diverse workforce

21 Feb 2017

PROMOTED | The modern workplace is unrecognisable from 50 years ago, but that doesn’t mean we have stopped looking for... Find out more

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Kronos CEO Aron Ain: “Management is not a spectator sport”

17 Feb 2017

He’s one of the highest rated CEO’s on Glassdoor and engagement scores have shot up at his company. What can...

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Is the coaching industry ripe for digital disruption?

17 Feb 2017

We have seen a host of industries from food delivery to cab driving disrupted by digital developments. Coaching is not...

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Employers can now register for online apprenticeship service

15 Feb 2017

The Government’s online apprenticeship service has now launched, meaning employers eligible to pay the upcoming apprenticeship levy can register their...

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Data will drive learning as artificial intelligence grows

15 Feb 2017

Learning professionals will need to design ever more personalised content as artificial intelligence grows in prominence, according to strategy expert...

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Four key actions to tackle a gender pay gap

14 Feb 2017

New rules on gender pay gap reporting simply compel employers to publish details of their pay gap on an annual...

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Don’t get left behind: transform your business with degree apprenticeships

13 Feb 2017

The government announcing its plans to invest significantly in higher apprenticeships, following the Leitch Review of Skills in 2006, may...

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One-third of eligible employers not aware of apprenticeship levy

13 Feb 2017

With just two months to go, one-third of UK employers who are eligible to pay the apprenticeship levy are not...

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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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