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Continued caution as pay awards linger around 2% mark

24 Feb 2017

Pay increases remain resolutely at 2% despite economic growth and rising inflation, XpertHR analysis has revealed.
It found that median...

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Nurses and teachers choose agency work for better work-life balance, report finds

23 Feb 2017

Teachers and nurses are choosing to work through agencies because they are disillusioned with permanent work, research has found.
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Statutory redundancy pay to increase from 6 April 2017

23 Feb 2017

The maximum amount of statutory redundancy pay and the limit on the amount employment tribunals can award for unfair dismissal...

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Employment status: will 2017 bring new legal rights for casual workers?

22 Feb 2017

A government review of employment status and further gig economy tribunal cases are expected this year, not to mention the...

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Bereavement and compassionate leave: What’s the right thing to do?

22 Feb 2017

Facebook has announced that employees can now take up to 20 days of paid leave if an immediate family member...

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Dads face negative bias in quest for work-life balance

22 Feb 2017

Fathers face a negative bias when seeking a better work-life balance or applying for part-time employment, a new study suggests....

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Common sense needed in TUPE service provision changes

21 Feb 2017

A recent legal ruling shows that sound judgment is needed during TUPE service provision changes to decide whether or not...

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Government failing to act on gender pay gap recommendations

21 Feb 2017

The Government will fail to achieve its goal of eliminating the gender pay gap within a generation unless it tackles...

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Writing a modern slavery statement: a guide for employers

21 Feb 2017

Large employers with a financial year running from 1 April to 31 March should already be thinking about their modern...

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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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Recruitment data: Is this the dawn of the biometric CV?

21 Feb 2017

Wearable devices already measure metrics such as step count and heart rate. But could data generated from personal technology be...

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Government publishes Green Paper on future of defined-benefit pensions

20 Feb 2017

The Government has launched a consultation into the future viability of defined-benefit pension schemes.

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Consultation launched into corporate...

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Will gender pay gap reporting tackle the motherhood “pay penalty”?

20 Feb 2017

Recent research shows that the gender pay gap has significantly reduced for younger workers, but that the gap remains wide...

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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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