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Public sector: English language requirement code of practice published

22 Jul 2016

The Government has published a draft code of practice to help public-sector employers prepare for the requirement for customer-facing workers...

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Sports Direct’s business model treats workers like commodities and “without dignity”

22 Jul 2016

Sports Direct is founded on a business model that enables the majority of workers to be treated “without dignity or...

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Five important employment law cases in 2016… and five more to come

21 Jul 2016

Your annual summer round-up of the most important employment law cases 2016 has seen so far, and those still to come…

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Proportion of women on FTSE 100 executive committees remains static

20 Jul 2016

The number of women working at executive committee level has not increased for more than two years in FTSE 100...

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Personnel Today Awards 2016 shortlist announced

20 Jul 2016

Personnel Today has announced the shortlist for its 2016 Awards, following much deliberation from our team of expert judges.

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How happy and healthy are your staff?

20 Jul 2016

PROMOTED | A major study by leading economists at the University of Warwick revealed that...

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Legal Q&A: Can employees carry over annual leave?

20 Jul 2016

Employers often face the thorny issue of whether or not employees can carry over annual leave into the next leave...

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School leavers: an untapped professional resource?

20 Jul 2016

PROMOTED | Following the new Prime Minister’s reshuffle, it was announced that new Education Secretary, Justine Greening...

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Does the rise of artificial intelligence mean the death of the recruiter?

19 Jul 2016

Recruitment is a prime candidate for automation through artificial intelligence and machine learning, but what does this mean for the...

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Why HR should embrace the gig economy

19 Jul 2016

Rather than feel threatened by the gig economy, HR should tap into the opportunities it offers for harnessing talent and...

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The heat is on: six summer employment issues

18 Jul 2016

With temperatures set to hit the high 20-degrees this week, employers may have to deal with a raft of summer...

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Predictive recruitment analytics: are you ready for the future?

18 Jul 2016

Are you able to measure the effectiveness of your new hires? Can you use data to select the best candidates...

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Large costs award: claimants secretly recorded employer’s legal advice

18 Jul 2016

An employment tribunal threw out four claimants’ cases and ordered them to pay a total of £69,484 in costs after ...

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How to get it right in the generation game

18 Jul 2016

Managers are too busy making generalisations to tap into the potential of older workers, according to a new policy paper...

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Apprenticeships and skills now fall under Department for Education

15 Jul 2016

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has been split up and the Government’s skills and apprenticeship policy will...

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