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Immigration Act 2016: changes to illegal working offences from 12 July

27 May 2016

Changes to illegal working offences introduced by the Immigration Act 2016 come into effect on 12 July 2016, under new...

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Gender reassignment: trans customer wins toilet sign claim

27 May 2016

A ferry company has updated its toilet door signs to use symbols rather than words and carried out diversity awareness...

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Brexit: nine in 10 EU workers might not qualify for a visa

27 May 2016

Almost nine in 10 EU workers employed in the UK may no longer qualify for a visa under current rules...

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Legal Q&A: Sunday working changes for shop workers

26 May 2016

Although plans to allow local authorities to extend Sunday trading hours were recently defeated in the House of Commons, the...

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Pay deal data edges down

26 May 2016

Preliminary analysis reveals that pay awards in the three months to the end of April 2016 were worth 1.7% at...

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Employers’ guide to Euro 2016: six ways to avoid an own goal

24 May 2016

How to make Euro 2016 work for you: the employers' guide to managing absence, avoiding discrimination and maintaining productivity during this summer's football...

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Graduate recruitment: what should you pay the class of 2016?

24 May 2016

What starting salary is your organisation offering to graduate recruits in 2016? As the class of 2016 joins the labour...

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HR’s role in building vital infrastructure skills

24 May 2016

The Government announced ambitious plans to invest almost £500 billion in improving the UK’s infrastructure at the last budget. But...

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One-third of FTSE 100 companies omit people data from annual reports

24 May 2016

One-third of FTSE 100 companies are missing out vital information on opportunities and risks to the business in their annual...

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Seven out of 10 tribunals avoided through early conciliation

23 May 2016

Early conciliation has helped to avoid seven out of 10 potential employment tribunal hearings, Acas has found.
The workplace conciliation...

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Taking a good health history in occupational health can be one of the most challenging and rewarding aspects of the work

Taking a health history in occupational health

23 May 2016

In the first of two articles on assessing an employee’s fitness to work as part of a management referral, Anne ...

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EU immigrants fear discrimination amid Brexit debate

23 May 2016

Europeans working in the UK fear the impact of a Brexit vote according to research released today, one month ahead...

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Is neuropsychology the solution to workplace stress?

23 May 2016

A new book argues that research into neuropsychology could help employers tackle workplace stress by encouraging more integrated, coherent and...

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If there is a vote to leave, what happens to upcoming EU legal decisions?

23 May 2016

In the latest in our series of articles on the impact of a potential Brexit for employers, Felicity Gemson and...

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Religious discrimination: Christian teacher’s dismissal for refusal to divorce sex offender

23 May 2016

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a Christian employee, dismissed for not divorcing her husband when he was...

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