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Occupational health nurses could have own faculty in two years

19 Dec 2014

Occupational health nurses could have their own faculty of OH nursing within the next 18 months to two years, if...

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One in five workers say commute to work causes back and joint pain

19 Dec 2014

One employee in five believes that their journey to work is responsible for back, muscle or joint pain, a study...

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Government puts two-year limit on backdated holiday pay claims

19 Dec 2014

The Government has announced that holiday pay claims made since the recent landmark judgment on overtime will only be able...

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Pay rises will be slow to return to growth, XpertHR finds

19 Dec 2014

Pay awards in the three months to the end of November were stuck at 2%, according to data from pay...

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Mobile apps for occupational health professionals on the move

19 Dec 2014

With a predicted seven billion mobile smartphone owners worldwide by the end of 2014 (according to International Telecommunication Union figures...

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How to prevent health risks to “nomadic” workers

18 Dec 2014

Workers are becoming increasingly “nomadic” in where they work thanks to the availability of mobile technology. But employers are not...

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Obesity can be considered a disability, ECJ rules

18 Dec 2014

Obesity can be considered a disability within European law, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled today.
Ruling on...

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Unison loses fight to overturn tribunal fees

Unison loses fight to overturn tribunal fees but will appeal

17 Dec 2014

Unison has lost its High Court bid to overturn employment tribunal fees. It had applied for a judicial review at...

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There are three bank holidays over Christmas in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, but four in Scotland. REX/Mito Images

Bank Holidays: five things employers need to know

17 Dec 2014

The UK has eight permanent bank holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May Day, Spring Bank...

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Age at work: How should employers prepare for an ageing workforce?

17 Dec 2014

Profound changes to the demographic of working people are taking place. Employers should not ignore this and must ask themselves...

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Garden leave: Gardening is not obligatory

Garden leave: the employer’s prerogative

16 Dec 2014

Meriel Schindler, head of employment at Withers LLP,  looks at how employers should respond to employee resignations and how to...

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Employment law changes 2015: shared parental leave will see dads taking more time off to care for new babies

Employment law changes 2015: nine things employers need to know

16 Dec 2014

Every year brings with numerous legislative change and, as our annual round up of employment law changes shows, 2015 is no different.

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Accenture receive Innovation in Recruitment Award 2014.

Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Accenture take top prize for recruitment innovation

12 Dec 2014

The Personnel Today Award for Innovation in Recruitment was given to Accenture for doubling it's amount of hires after the introduction of new technology...

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Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Village Urban Resorts & De Vere Hotels win Employee Engagement award – more than 1,000 employees

12 Dec 2014

Employee engagement can have a dramatic impact on business results. Village Urban Resorts & De Vere Hotels were considered worthy...

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Hymans Robertson collect their employee engagement prize at the Personnel Today Awards 2014.

Personnel Today Awards 2014 winners: Hymans Robertson top employee engagement category – fewer than 1,000 employees

12 Dec 2014

Hymans Robertson’s efforts to turn around employee engagement, decrease absence and improve productivity saw it take home the Personnel Today...

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