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early-conciliation

Half of early conciliation cases avoid tribunal

7 Jul 2015

Almost half of claimants who have used the Acas early conciliation service in the year since it launched have avoided...

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sunday-trading-laws

Sunday trading laws to be relaxed

7 Jul 2015

Retail employees will see changes to their weekend working hours under plans to relax restrictions around Sunday trading to be unveiled in the Budget. While current laws allow small shops to open all day on Sunday, those over 280 square metres can only trade for six hours...

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Wearable technology such as Apple Watch could help to drive productivity

Wearable technology: What employers need to know

7 Jul 2015

Wearable technology, such as Google Glass, Fitbit, Jawbone and Apple Watch, can collect, analyse and share information about the wearer...

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bring your own device

Bring your own device: eliminating the risks

6 Jul 2015

“Bring your own device” (BYOD) is common practice in many organisations today, but it can leave businesses exposed to risks...

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social-learning

How a social learning app can help plug knowledge gaps

6 Jul 2015

HR professionals are often curating useful learning content for the rest of the organisation, but how can they get value...

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Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest, begins Friday evening and ends Saturday night

Jewish job applicant awarded £17,000 over Saturday working

6 Jul 2015

An employment tribunal has ordered an employer to pay over £17,000 to a devoutly religious Jewish applicant who was turned...

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posture-tech

Poor posture at work: how to get people’s backs up

6 Jul 2015

Poor posture can lead to back pain and higher levels of stress, depression and absence. Could a new wearable device...

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diary and clock

Improving wellbeing at work

4 Jul 2015

A food manufacturer in Kent has cut the length of sickness absence attributed to mental health problems by tailoring an...

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stopping domino effect

Mediation helps tackle stress at work at Bradford Council

4 Jul 2015

Bradford Council aims to minimise work-related stress by using mediation to help employees and managers identify causes and solutions. Susan...

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stop bullying

Dealing with workplace bullying: the occupational health nurse’s role

3 Jul 2015

OH nurses have a role in combating workplace bullying, but they can also be a victim of it. What is...

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hot desking and flexible working

Eight reasons to turn the tables on hot-desking

3 Jul 2015

With the use of hot-desking and the number of flexible workspaces on the rise, David Whincup, head of the London...

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TUPE

TUPE: Protecting employers’ interests with post termination restrictions

3 Jul 2015

Discussions around the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) often place the emphasis on transferring employees’ rights....

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Occupational health profile: Diane-Romano-Woodward2

Leading the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (UK): six months in

3 Jul 2015

Diane Romano-Woodward, president of the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (UK) (AOHNP), took the helm in November 2014. It...

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pip assessment

Training occupational health professionals to do disability assessments

3 Jul 2015

OH nurses are involved in disability assessments for PIP, a government scheme assessing the level of income support disabled people...

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buying-hr-software-webinar

How to buy HR software: a 60-minute guide for employers

3 Jul 2015

Wednesday 15 July 2015, 2:00pm BST
Many businesses use Microsoft Excel’s power and flexibility to perform their people management tasks....

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