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Kronos CEO Aron Ain: “Management is not a spectator sport”

17 Feb 2017

He’s one of the highest rated CEO’s on Glassdoor and engagement scores have shot up at his company. What can...

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Is the coaching industry ripe for digital disruption?

17 Feb 2017

We have seen a host of industries from food delivery to cab driving disrupted by digital developments. Coaching is not...

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Trade union balloting rules take effect on 1 March

17 Feb 2017

New Regulations confirm that the Trade Union Act 2016 rules on strike votes, picketing and union dues will take effect...

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Firefighters lose pension age discrimination case

16 Feb 2017

Firefighters have lost their claim that the introduction of the 2015 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme was discriminatory.
The first-instance decision was...

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Government publishes largest ever list of employers failing to pay minimum wage

16 Feb 2017

Department store Debenhams, sandwich chain Subway and clothing retailer Peacocks feature among 360 employers who have been named and shamed...

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Is it ever fair to expect employees to dress a certain way?

16 Feb 2017

When receptionist Nicola Thorp was sent home from an assignment for wearing flat shoes it created a flurry of debate...

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Liquid lunches: can an employer stop staff drinking during working hours?

15 Feb 2017

Employees at Lloyd’s of London have been banned from drinking alcohol during the working day, it has been reported.

Alcohol...

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Employers can now register for online apprenticeship service

15 Feb 2017

The Government’s online apprenticeship service has now launched, meaning employers eligible to pay the upcoming apprenticeship levy can register their...

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Data will drive learning as artificial intelligence grows

15 Feb 2017

Learning professionals will need to design ever more personalised content as artificial intelligence grows in prominence, according to strategy expert...

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Annual leave entitlement: Take part in our survey

15 Feb 2017

XpertHR is running a short benchmarking survey on the annual leave entitlements offered by UK employers.
Take part in the...

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Religious festivals: five-week holiday rejection not discriminatory

14 Feb 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld a tribunal’s rejection of a claim that a Roman Catholic was not discriminated against...

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Businesses are using self-employment laws to avoid tax, says Matthew Taylor

14 Feb 2017

Matthew Taylor, the head of Theresa May’s independent review of modern employment practices, has said that businesses are using self-employment...

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Bonus season: five mistakes employers can make

14 Feb 2017

Reports have suggested that RBS, majority-owned by the taxpayer, will shell out some £340 million in staff bonuses this year,...

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How to create an emotional connection with candidates

14 Feb 2017

Can recruitment challenges be resolved by understanding the candidate’s emotional and practical needs and the channels they engage with? Jo...

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Four key actions to tackle a gender pay gap

14 Feb 2017

New rules on gender pay gap reporting simply compel employers to publish details of their pay gap on an annual...

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