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Employers required to produce modern slavery statements from October 2015

31 Jul 2015

Large employers will have to publish a modern slavery statement for each financial year, the Government has confirmed.
The requirement...

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NICE guidance links management style to employee wellbeing

31 Jul 2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has called on employers to address the effect of management style...

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Occupational health physician training: a call for central funding

30 Jul 2015

The British Medical Association’s (BMA) occupational medicine committee has warned that the specialty is facing a crisis caused by an...

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Fit for Work service should be mandatory after four weeks’ absence

29 Jul 2015

Referral into the Government’s Fit for Work service should be made mandatory for any employee who has been off work...

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Personnel Today Awards 2015 shortlist announced

29 Jul 2015

Personnel Today has announced the shortlist for its 2015 Awards, following a rigorous judging process by experts and leaders in...

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Time for small employers to get ready for auto-enrolment

28 Jul 2015

ADVERTORIAL | Between now and 2018, every employer in the UK will have to offer their staff a workplace pension scheme. They’ll have to set up a pension scheme that meets certain minimum standards

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Has talent management had its day?

28 Jul 2015

Talent used to mean the very best... ...people with unique ability. "Now that everything is about talent, the word has become meaningless" – Josh Bersin...

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Time management for the HR professional (webinar)

27 Jul 2015

ON DEMAND | HR professionals juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities every day. These can range from the ...

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Dismissal of employee with disabled daughter was associative disability discrimination

27 Jul 2015

An employer committed associative disability discrimination against an employee following indications that he would be increasing the time spent with...

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Pay awards remain stagnant at 2%

24 Jul 2015

Although pay freezes are becoming less frequent, employers are still only awarding modest pay increases, according to the latest analysis...

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54,000 new mothers forced out of jobs every year

24 Jul 2015

Around 54,000 new mothers a year lose their jobs through pregnancy and maternity discrimination, according to research by the Equality...

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Responding to an employment tribunal claim: Five tips for employers

23 Jul 2015

When an employer receives an employment tribunal claim, it needs to act quickly and carefully to put itself in the...

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Gender inequality: still work to be done

22 Jul 2015

While plans to make gender pay gap reporting mandatory in larger organisations will go some way to address male and...

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Employee recognition: an app for a tap on the back

22 Jul 2015

One of the key ways to engage millennials at work, or Gen-Y as they’re often known, is by offering frequent...

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Select committee launches tribunal fees inquiry

22 Jul 2015

A select committee of MPs has launched an inquiry into court and tribunal fees, to assess whether or not their...

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