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Ethnicity pay gap reporting: how would it work?

Both the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats have pledged to introduce ethnicity pay gap reporting if they come to power...

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Pay awards refuse to budge at 2%, according to XpertHR

26 May 2017

Pay awards in the three months to the end of April 2017 remained steadfast at 2%, according to the latest...

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The heat is on: six summer employment issues

25 May 2017

With temperatures hitting the high 20-degrees in the next few days, employers may have to deal with a raft of...

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Behavioural science and employee engagement: Is HR doing enough?

24 May 2017

Behavioural science and its role in the workplace is becoming better understood all the time. Dominic Wylie looks at some...

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Matthew Taylor review: expect a right to request fixed hours

23 May 2017

Workers on zero hours contracts could be given the right to request a move to a fixed number of hours....

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Graduate recruitment: what should you pay the class of 2017?

22 May 2017

What starting salary is your organisation offering to graduate recruits in 2017? As the class of 2017 joins the labour...

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Tory manifesto: National retraining, NI holidays and more gap reporting

18 May 2017

Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....

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Liberal Democrat manifesto: guarantees for EU workers and stricter corporate governance

17 May 2017

The Liberal Democrat Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes a raft of proposals around employment rights, equality...

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Labour manifesto 2017: what employers need to know

17 May 2017

The Labour Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes some of the most radical changes to employment legislation...

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Expected pay growth hits three-and-a-half-year low

15 May 2017

Employers expect to be awarding median pay rises of just 1% in the year ahead, according to the latest CIPD...

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Conservatives outline commitments on workers’ rights

15 May 2017

Workers will be able to take up to one year’s leave to care for an elderly relative under wide-ranging plans...

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Zero hours workers assume no entitlement to paid holiday

9 May 2017

Half of people on zero hours contracts wrongly believe that they are not entitled to paid holidays, research by Citizens...

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How Tax-free Childcare works and its impact on employers

9 May 2017

Tax-free Childcare is the latest initiative from Government to support working parents, but it could see some worse off than...

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Global mobility: Take a bespoke approach to employee wellbeing

3 May 2017

With global mobility increasing, research shows the need for employers to look at the individual needs of staff to ensure...

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Short-term sickness absence policy: a 15-step guide for HR

3 May 2017

Putting together a short-term sickness absence policy can be one of the most daunting tasks an HR professional can face....

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