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Further reform to public-sector exit payments confirmed

27 Sep 2016

The Government has confirmed it will proceed with additional limits to exit payments across the public sector, following on from...

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What will employment tribunals look like in 2026?

27 Sep 2016

Employment tribunals have come a long way since their introduction in 1964 as a low-cost method for enforcing employment rights....

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Employing students: six tips for the new term

26 Sep 2016

In university towns and cities around the country, students are settling in for the start of the academic year. As...

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Racial harassment in the workplace: five key cases

23 Sep 2016

Ex-England and Spurs footballer Paul Gascoigne has pleaded guilty to racially-aggravated abuse over a “joke” he made to a black...

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Personnel Today Awards 2016: HR Team of the Year

22 Sep 2016

The winners of the Personnel Today Awards 2016 will be announced on 22 November. Beginning our series of articles profiling...

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What the Great British Bake Off teaches us about retaining talent

22 Sep 2016

Fans of the Great British Bake Off are still reeling from the news it will move from the BBC to...

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Two-fifths of businesses in the dark about apprenticeship levy

21 Sep 2016

Two-fifths of businesses still have no understanding or have not even heard of the upcoming apprenticeship levy, a survey by...

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Visible tattoos: time to relax policies on employee appearance?

21 Sep 2016

New research on appearance at work from Acas shows that employers may be out of touch with changing public attitudes...

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Firms lose out on young talent due to bias against visible tattoos

21 Sep 2016

Employers are missing out on younger talent because of negative attitudes towards visible tattoos at work, according to research published...

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Modern slavery statements: September deadline looms

21 Sep 2016

The end of September is a key cut-off point for large employers required to publish their first modern slavery statement.

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Writing a modern slavery statement: a guide for employers

21 Sep 2016

Large employers must publish a modern slavery statement for each financial year ending on or after 31 March 2016. The...

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NHS doctors must declare income from private work

20 Sep 2016

Senior NHS doctors and managers in England will have to declare any income they receive from private work, it has...

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Illegal working: when an employee loses the right to work in the UK

20 Sep 2016

An employer that discovers that an employee no longer has the right to work in the UK, or that immigration...

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Can LinkedIn find your next rock star employee?

19 Sep 2016

Tom Marsden, CEO of Saberr, discusses LinkedIn’s novel developments in talent search, and how the tool could be even better....

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Inquiry launched into corporate governance, executive pay and boardroom diversity

16 Sep 2016

The Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS) Committee has launched an inquiry into corporate governance, focusing on executive pay, directors’ duties...

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