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Lock holiday pay case: Court of Appeal hearing set for July

4 May 2016

Law firm Eversheds has said its appeal on behalf of British Gas against the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in ...

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Workplace health alliance launched to help employers find services

4 May 2016

A new workplace health “one-stop shop” has been launched, combining free online expertise and advice for employers and the general...

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Staff will have access to physiotherapy and mental health support. PHOTO: Mark Thomas/REX/Shutterstock

NHS staff health and wellbeing fund targets front-line staff

4 May 2016

NHS England has set up a “national incentive fund” worth £450 million for 2016/17, which trusts and other healthcare providers...

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Gender pay gap reporting timeline: key dates for HR

4 May 2016

Although gender pay gap reporting legislation does not take effect until October, employers may have to collect gender pay gap...

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Lower worker mortality in recent decades is due to fewer men working in more hazardous jobs,  including mining.

Occupational health research round-up: May 2016

3 May 2016

This month’s round-up of occupational health research includes papers on the causes of a decline in worker mortality since the...

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What would happen to TUPE if the UK left Europe?

3 May 2016

As part of our series of articles looking at the impact of a potential Brexit on employers and their legal...

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Restaurant tipping practices face regulation

3 May 2016

Service charges that are automatically added to bills in restaurants could be a thing of the past under government plans...

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Should the NMC extend the range of OH nurses who qualify to be mentors in order to  safeguard the future of the profession?

NMC should allow more occupational health nurses to qualify as mentors

3 May 2016

NMC standards require that only occupational health nurses on part three of the NMC register can qualify as mentors for...

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Dismissal over erratic behaviour was disability discrimination

29 Apr 2016

An employment tribunal has held that it was discrimination arising from disability for an employee with mental health problems to...

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Football club fined almost £23,000 for missing pensions auto-enrolment

29 Apr 2016

Swindon Town Football Club (STFC) has been named and shamed by the Pensions Regulator for failing to meet its staging...

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Great Place to Work 2016 rankings reveal that a sense of purpose is key

29 Apr 2016

A deep sense of purpose, a clear mission and strong organisational values are some of the necessary attributes that make...

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EU referendum: how to get ready for a potential Brexit

29 Apr 2016

As the debate hots up over the UK referendum on leaving or staying in the EU, what steps should UK...

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"Made in Dagenham" protest with women from the original 1970 strike for equal pay. PHOTO: Vickie Flores/LNP/REX/Shutterstock

Gender pay gap league tables: protect your company reputation

28 Apr 2016

Draft regulations to boost equal pay include plans for the Government to publish gender pay gap league tables naming and...

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How will the apprenticeship levy affect employers?

27 Apr 2016

The apprenticeship levy, which the Government hopes will help create three million new apprentices by 2020, is due to come...

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Reverse mentoring  recognises that every employee, regardless of age, has unique skill sets others can learn from.

Can reverse mentoring unite the multi-generational workplace?

27 Apr 2016

Technology companies such as Cisco and HP have been using reverse mentoring to enable employees from different generations to support...

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