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ClearScore CEO: Why my fast-growing company needs HR

Credit checking company ClearScore is one of the UK’s fastest growing financial technology companies, doubling in size every six months....

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Government urged to prioritise mental health in the public sector

6 Jul 2017

The mental health charity Mind has urged the Government to make mental health in the public sector “a top priority”,...

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Five key compliance challenges for HR

29 Jun 2017

HR departments face a constant barrage of new regulation and compliance requirements, and forthcoming developments such as GDPR will add...

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Pay awards lose pace with inflation

29 Jun 2017

Employers have given a median 2% pay award to their employees over the three months to the end of May...

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Department for Education is first government department to publish gender pay gap

28 Jun 2017

The Department for Education (DfE) has published its gender pay gap figures, becoming the first government department to do so....

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Unions urge May to lift 1% NHS pay cap

19 Jun 2017

Trade unions representing 1.3 million nurses, doctors and other health professionals have written to Theresa May asking her to ditch...

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PPMA president: What the public sector needs from the next Government

8 Jun 2017

Caroline Nugent is the new president of the Public Services People Managers’ Association (PPMA). On election day, she puts forward ...

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HR should own “people factor” of cyber security

2 Jun 2017

Nearly half (47%) of HR departments do not know when their cyber security was last considered and only 22% have...

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Glasgow City Council claimants win equal pay case

1 Jun 2017

Unions representing thousands of claimants in a long-running equal pay claim against Glasgow City Council have welcomed the latest victory...

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Holiday pay: ambulance workers win overtime claim

31 May 2017

An employment tribunal has held that ambulance workers’ compulsory overtime in respect of “shift overruns” should be included in the...

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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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WhatsApp and confidential data: where to draw the line with social media

18 May 2017

An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp....

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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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PPMA 2017: Leadership and evidence-based HR in the public sector

5 May 2017

Two themes dominated the Public Service People Managers’ Association (PPMA) annual seminar: leading change and the need for evidence-based HR...

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