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Sexism among local councillors at “1970s” levels

26 Apr 2017

Female councillors face a culture of sexism “which would not be out of place in the 1970s”, according to Dame...

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Why the right digital strategy can drive human capital management

25 Apr 2017

Dealing with disparate systems can become a hurdle for HR when trying to drive value from human capital management systems....

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More autonomy means happier workers, according to research

25 Apr 2017

Employees with higher levels of autonomy have better overall wellbeing and higher levels of job satisfaction, research has found.
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Tribunal awards £2 to claimant denied companion at disciplinary hearing

24 Apr 2017

Stephen Simpson rounds up recent decisions published on the online database of first-instance employment tribunal judgments

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Nicola Thorp was sent home for wearing flat shoes. Her petition attracted 152,000 signaturesKen McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock

Government to publish workplace dress code guidance following high heels petition

21 Apr 2017

New guidance on workplace dress codes will be published by the Government, but

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GCSE grades are changing: a 9-to-1 guide for employers

21 Apr 2017

For the past three decades, employers have advertised roles requiring candidates to have a certain number of GCSEs at “grade...

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What does the CIPD’s new professional standards framework mean for HR?

21 Apr 2017

The CIPD is in the process of building a new professional standards framework that will help HR professionals to navigate...

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Gig economy: Uber appeal hearing confirmed

20 Apr 2017

Uber has received leave to appeal the decision on the employment status of its drivers to the Employment Appeal Tribunal...

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Headscarf cases: what now for employer dress codes?

20 Apr 2017

Recent European court judgments have suggested that employers can justify a ban on employees wearing certain religious items. But what...

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Monitoring employee communications: WhatsApp case raises concerns

19 Apr 2017

A recent legal case involving messaging service WhatsApp raises issues about monitoring employee communications. Nick Le Riche, a partner at...

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Get ready for GDPR: Guidance for employers (webinar)

19 Apr 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation changes how data is processed in the EU, and while it does not come into force until May 2018, employers need to prepare now.

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How to deal with uncertainty around employing EU nationals

19 Apr 2017

Organisations employing EU nationals in the UK must tread carefully on the path to Brexit or face discrimination claims or...

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General election 2017: five things to know about politics in the workplace

19 Apr 2017

Can employers prevent staff from political campaigning at work? Should employees be banned from displaying their political allegiance, for example...

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Still using paper signatures? Time to go digital

18 Apr 2017

PROMOTED | Every step of the employee lifecycle involves documents and signatures, whether you’re signing... Find out more

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Taylor heard evidence from care workers who are told to be on call from 7am, only to then be informed there is no work

Non-guaranteed hours could command higher minimum wage

18 Apr 2017

Companies that want to employ people on zero hours contracts could face a hike in the minimum wage rate, the...

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