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Pick your own reward: how spending accounts could boost benefits

24 Apr 2015

Giving employees “pots” of money that they can spend on an approved menu of benefits is popular in Asia, and...

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A guide to the 5S lean production method for occupational health and safety

24 Apr 2015

Workers in occupational health and safety in a manufacturing environment may find themselves having to adopt lean production techniques, both...

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TUPE myths shattered

TUPE transfers: four myths shattered

24 Apr 2015

As the number of questions posed by listeners to XpertHR’s recent TUPE webinar shows, TUPE can confuse the most seasoned...

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Employees now enjoying real-terms wage growth

24 Apr 2015

Employees are finally enjoying real-terms wage growth, according to latest pay analysis data from XpertHR.
The statistics reveals that, in...

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National Grid won the Nationwide Inspiring the Workforce of the Future Award

Women and Work Awards winners announced

22 Apr 2015

Twelve public- and private-sector organisations have been recognised for creating equal and inclusive workplaces for women at the Opportunity Now...

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Election 2015: Employment tribunal fees come under scrutiny

22 Apr 2015

A dramatic reduction in employment tribunal claims since the introduction of fees has led to calls for reform from opposition...

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Shared parental leave and overseas adoption: what are the key differences with UK adoptions?

Shared parental leave and overseas adoption: five key differences

22 Apr 2015

Many employers will now have their procedures in place to deal with shared parental leave in a birth situation, and...

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HR can change the face of public spending, says TaxPayers’ Alliance

21 Apr 2015

Jonathan Isaby, CEO of the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA), wants to see an end to excessive public-sector payoffs. HR can deliver...

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Minimum wage and living wage “can co-exist”, says top economist

21 Apr 2015

The national minimum wage and living wage complement each other and both have an important role, according to Rhys Moore,...

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How can we get more women into technology careers?

20 Apr 2015

Last week, Monster launched a new initiative to create a better pipeline of women in technology.
Girls are put off...

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Wanted: recruitment analytics in real time

20 Apr 2015

Wanted Technologies previewed its cloud-based recruitment analytics software at HR Tech Europe in March. Cath Everett looks at the tool...

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Tribunal watch: EAT upholds “reverse zero hours” decision in Liverpool mayor case

20 Apr 2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld a decision limiting unfair dismissal compensation paid to the mayor of Liverpool, whose...

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Could election spell the end for Shares for Rights?

17 Apr 2015

Chris Tutton looks at how the coalition Government’s controversial Shares for Rights scheme has been used since its introduction, and...

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The Green Party's Natalie Bennett would like to see the national minimum wage to be £10 per hour by 2020

Election 2015: where do the parties stand on the minimum wage?

17 Apr 2015

In our series of articles considering how election pledges, if realised, could impact employers, we look at how the main...

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Video interviews: putting the “screen” into recruitment

16 Apr 2015

Video interviews have been slow to take off, but are now gaining ground thanks to a new cloud-based service, says...

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