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Redundancy selection: employer’s approach to disability-related absences

27 Nov 2014

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) tackled the thorny issue of applying sickness absence criteria...

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E-cigarettes at work: what do the experts say?

27 Nov 2014

Should employers allow the use of electronic cigarettes at work? Deborah Arnott, chief executive of public health charity Action on...

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The degree will test both academic learning and on-the-job practical training.

“Degree apprenticeships” available for tech sector

26 Nov 2014

The Government has launched a new “degree apprenticeship” aimed at encouraging more young people to join the technology industry.
Under...

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Disability discrimination: many employers fail to ask about reasonable adjustments

26 Nov 2014

Some private-sector employers could be at risk of discriminating against disabled job applicants by failing to ask about reasonable adjustments,...

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Final Shared Parental Leave Regulations published

25 Nov 2014

Just days before they are due to come into force, the final Shared Parental Leave Regulations have today been published...

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Wolseley collect their 2014 Award for Employee Benefits

Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Wolseley take Employee Benefits trophy

24 Nov 2014

Plumbing distributor Wolseley received the Employee Benefits Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2014. Here we look at their winning...

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Volkswagen Group's Fiona Roberts receives her award from Monster MD Andy Sumner

Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Volkswagen’s Fiona Roberts is HR Director of the Year

24 Nov 2014

Fiona Roberts was crowned HR Director of the Year at the Personnel Today Awards 2014 last week. Sponsored by Monster,...

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Watch the Personnel Today Awards 2014 video

Personnel Today Awards 2014: video highlights

24 Nov 2014

Watch all the winners of the Personnel Today Awards 2014 collecting their trophies on stage at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane. More than 950 guests attended this year's awards...

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Critical talent

Creating a talent pipeline for critical employees

24 Nov 2014

Talent pipelines aren’t just for senior staff or leadership roles. Sue Brooks, chief innovation officer at recruitment process outsourcing company...

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Tribunal watch: £50,000 awards for insolvent firm's redundancy consultation failures. Photo: REX/TS/Keystone USA

Tribunal watch: £50,000 awards for insolvent firm’s redundancy consultation failures

24 Nov 2014

A Northern Ireland tribunal has found that staff who were made redundant at Canadian firm Nortel are entitled to payments...

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Occupational health research round-up: December 2014

22 Nov 2014

This month’s look at recent occupational health research papers covers: stress; “sharps” injuries; the risks of working with asbestos; and...

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Gender pay gap: Women’s pay slowly catching up

21 Nov 2014

The gender pay gap is closing, but earnings growth has yet to catch up with inflation, the latest wage data...

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Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Tesco leads the way for L&D at larger employers

Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Tesco leads the way for L&D at larger employers

21 Nov 2014

Tesco walked away with the 2014 Personnel Today Award for Excellence in Learning and Development (L&D), for organisations with more...

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Government retreat on bankers’ bonus cap challenge. REX/Tolga Akmen/LNP

Government retreat on bankers’ bonus cap challenge

21 Nov 2014

Chancellor George Osborne has conceded defeat in the UK’s efforts to overturn the EU cap on bankers’ bonuses, following a...

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Ask OH: confidentiality of medical records and following the advice on an employee’s fit note

21 Nov 2014

This regular column is aimed at occupational health (OH) nurses working in isolation and those new to the profession. This...

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