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

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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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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Employee segmentation: the commercial opportunity for reward

2 May 2017

Does your organisation take a one-size-fits-all approach to reward? Benjamin Viney looks at how businesses are using data to tailor...

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Top 10 HR questions March 2017: Tax-free childcare and the apprenticeship levy

4 Apr 2017

The Tax-free Childcare scheme is due to be phased in from 28 April 2017, with employers’ childcare voucher schemes being...

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How income protection has a role in corporate wellbeing programmes

2 Apr 2017

Income protection has traditionally been used to protect staff and their families if they are off work through illness or...

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Personnel Today Awards 2017 open for entries

29 Mar 2017

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

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Bereavement and compassionate leave: What’s the right thing to do?

22 Feb 2017

Facebook has announced that employees can now take up to 20 days of paid leave if an immediate family member...

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Is legislation the answer to fat cat bonuses and poor corporate governance?

27 Jan 2017

With employee representation off the agenda, should the Government bring in new corporate governance regulations to make executive pay fairer...

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Supporting the forgotten community of employees who are carers

2 Jan 2017

Employers need to consider how to support employees who are carers, so they can balance work with caring for dependants....

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2017 employment law changes: are you ready?

Employment law changes 2017: eight priorities for HR

7 Dec 2016

Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.
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Gig economy inquiry by Work and Pensions Committee launched

2 Dec 2016

The Work and Pensions Committee has announced an inquiry into the UK welfare system’s ability to adequately support the growing...

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“Pawternity” leave? Time off work for pets and other leave of the future

1 Dec 2016

Around half of UK households own a pet, according to the RSPCA. So why is there not a specific legal...

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The 10 most important employment law cases in 2016

30 Nov 2016

What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments...

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