All PT Content

agency-workers-nhs

Ban on agency staff will “remove a lifeline” from the NHS

27 Mar 2017

The ban on certain agency staff in the NHS, which comes into force on 1 April, will “remove a lifeline”...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
salary-sacrifice-childcare

How will the new salary-sacrifice rules impact employers?

27 Mar 2017

From 6 April, employers will need to make a number of changes to their salary-sacrifice schemes. Lynda Finan and Nick...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
working time

Working when the clocks go forward: how should employers handle losing an hour?

24 Mar 2017

The clocks go forward an hour at 1:00am on Sunday 26 March 2017. But what does this mean for staff...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Photo: Ratikova / Shutterstock.

Employment status: Excel cycle courier was worker

24 Mar 2017

An employment tribunal has held that a cycle courier whose contracts with Excel labelled him as a contractor was in...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
gender-pay-gap-glassdoor

Gender pay gap: women could shun employers over “unequal pay”

24 Mar 2017

Two-thirds (65%) of women and 27% of men would not apply for a job at a company where “men and...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
australia

Australian employment law: 10 key features

24 Mar 2017

Generous leave entitlements and a unique legal framework characterise Australian employment law. Qian Mou highlights 10 interesting aspects of workplaces...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Photo: HRN

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

23 Mar 2017

HR Tech World events
San Francisco, 14-15 June 2017
Amsterdam, 24-25 October 2017

Economist Dr Daniel Thorniley brought yesterday’s HR...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Many of the recent employment status cases have been brought against courier companies. Photo: Pariah/REX/Shutterstock.

Uber employment status case: are there implications for all employers?

23 Mar 2017

Does the recent spate of employment status cases have implications for all employers, or just for the gig economy sector?...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
pay-award-pounds

Pay awards to remain below inflation this year, according to XpertHR

23 Mar 2017

Private-sector employers predict they will give pay awards of just 2% over the coming year, according to the latest data...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
immigration-changes-april

Five costly immigration changes in April 2017

22 Mar 2017

April 2017 sees another set of changes to immigration rules, including the Immigration Skills Charge and changes to minimum salary...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Sir Ken Robinson addresses delegates at HR Tech World Congress, Excel, LondonPhoto: HRN

Sir Ken Robinson: HR’s mission is to drive culture of innovation

21 Mar 2017

HR’s mission is to understand where talent lies in the organisation and cultivate the conditions in which it can thrive,...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Royal Courts of Justice. Photo: REX/Image Broker

Long-term sick leave dismissals: court guidance on borderline cases

21 Mar 2017

The Court of Appeal has provided guidance on when employers can dismiss an employee on long-term sick leave, in what...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
whistleblowing-nhs

NHS whistleblowers to be protected when applying for new jobs

20 Mar 2017

NHS whistleblowers will receive greater legal protection if they decide to apply for a new job, according to proposals published...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
global-mobility-maersk

HR Tech World 2017: Maersk Oil drills down on global mobility and payroll

20 Mar 2017

Making payroll globally consistent and compliant can be a challenge. How does Maersk Oil, which operates in more than 130...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
subject-access-requests-cases

Subject access requests: recent cases raise questions on how employers must comply

20 Mar 2017

Charles Wynn-Evans of Dechert LLP reports on some recent decisions on subject access requests, which will give employers food for...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }