Recruitment & retention

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GCSE grades are changing: a 9-to-1 guide for employers

For the past three decades, employers have advertised roles requiring candidates to have a certain number of GCSEs at “grade...

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How to deal with uncertainty around employing EU nationals

19 Apr 2017

Organisations employing EU nationals in the UK must tread carefully on the path to Brexit or face discrimination claims or...

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Testing candidates is a little like plucking a goose

Don’t let candidates be put off by an outdated hiring experience

11 Apr 2017

Finding the balance between effective candidate selection and a positive candidate experience is no mean feat. Charles Martin looks at...

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Apprenticeship levy comes into force

6 Apr 2017

New Regulations requiring companies with a wage bill of more than £3 million to pay an apprenticeship levy come into...

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Measuring typical performance using situational judgement tests

5 Apr 2017

PROMOTED | How you phrase a question in a psychometric test can affect how an employee... Find out more

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Freedom of movement could continue for some time after Brexit

5 Apr 2017

Theresa May has hinted that free movement of EU citizens could continue during an “implementation period” after the UK has...

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Role of occupational health in migrant workers’ health

2 Apr 2017

Migrant workers’ health presents a unique set of challenges for OH practitioners. Tristi Brownett draws on personal experience to offer...

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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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Five costly immigration changes in April 2017

22 Mar 2017

April 2017 sees another set of changes to immigration rules, including the Immigration Skills Charge and changes to minimum salary...

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Job applicants with spurious intentions: what should employers do?

20 Mar 2017

Police in Scotland have been informed about a serial job applicant who threatens to launch legal action if he is...

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Will the apprenticeship levy mean smaller businesses lose out?

10 Mar 2017

It is the Government’s flagship policy to fix the UK’s skills problem, a well-intentioned “tax” on employers to raise £3...

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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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Apprenticeship levy: Why degree apprenticeships should be on your list

6 Mar 2017

Are you firming up plans for spending your apprenticeship funding...

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Revising a contract of employment: tips to avoid unfair dismissal

2 Mar 2017

Employers must tread carefully when revising a contract of employment. Joanna Sutton offers tips to avoid unfair dismissal claims or ...

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Senior Managers Regime: New rules on references from 7 March

1 Mar 2017

New rules regarding references in the financial services industry come into force on 7 March as part of the Senior...

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