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Personnel Today Awards 2017 open for entries

Is your HR team at the heart of your organisation? Are you getting the recognition you deserve? Your opportunity to...

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How will the new salary-sacrifice rules impact employers?

27 Mar 2017

From 6 April, employers will need to make a number of changes to their salary-sacrifice schemes. Lynda Finan and Nick...

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Working when the clocks go forward: how should employers handle losing an hour?

24 Mar 2017

The clocks go forward an hour at 1:00am on Sunday 26 March 2017. But what does this mean for staff...

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Gender pay gap: women could shun employers over “unequal pay”

24 Mar 2017

Two-thirds (65%) of women and 27% of men would not apply for a job at a company where “men and...

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Australian employment law: 10 key features

24 Mar 2017

Generous leave entitlements and a unique legal framework characterise Australian employment law. Qian Mou highlights 10 interesting aspects of workplaces...

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HR Tech World 2017: What does Brexit mean for HR?

23 Mar 2017

Economist Dr Daniel Thorniley brought yesterday’s HR Tech World conference to what he acknowledged was a “brutal, sombre and miserable”,...

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Pay awards to remain below inflation this year, according to XpertHR

23 Mar 2017

Private-sector employers predict they will give pay awards of just 2% over the coming year, according to the latest data...

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Long-term sick leave dismissals: court guidance on borderline cases

21 Mar 2017

The Court of Appeal has provided guidance on when employers can dismiss an employee on long-term sick leave, in what...

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HR Tech World 2017: Maersk Oil drills down on global mobility and payroll

20 Mar 2017

Making payroll globally consistent and compliant can be a challenge. How does Maersk Oil, which operates in more than 130...

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Government makes U-turn on national insurance rises

15 Mar 2017

The Government has announced it will scrap plans to increase national insurance payments for the self-employed.
Chancellor Philip Hammond wrote...

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Gender pay gap reporting timeline: key dates for HR

14 Mar 2017

Although gender pay gap reporting legislation does not come into force until 6 April 2017, employers may have to collect...

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April 2017: nine key employment law changes

13 Mar 2017

The run-up to April is typically a busy time of year for HR professionals, with new employment legislation due to...

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Top 10 HR questions February 2017: Gender pay gap reporting and the apprenticeship levy

9 Mar 2017

What's keeping HR professionals awake at night?

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HMRC denies its new employment status tool is unreliable

7 Mar 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has vigorously denied claims that its new Employment Status Service tool is unreliable and inaccurate....

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Institute for Employment Studies outlines key HR challenges for 2017

3 Mar 2017

HR’s most pressing challenges for 2017 include getting to grips with a multi-generational workforce, taking a more prominent role in...

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