Women’s working hours decline less than men’s

Women’s average working hours have been less affected than men’s, with women who do not have children now working longer...

Two in five recruiters not recording diversity of own firms

Two in five (41%) recruitment firms are not recording the demographic make-up of their workforce and could find it challenging...

Less than 6% of jobs are ‘useless’

Researchers find that "bullshit jobs" are rare and in decline, the opposite of what anthropologist David Graeber asserted in his award-winning book.

Goldman Sachs orders staff to disclose vaccine status

The investment bank's US staff have been told to post their vaccination status on the company's app ahead of a return to the office.

Back to the office of the future? Francesca Peters talks to Oven-Ready HR

IWG head of talent discusses how hybrid working provides the best solution for employers and employees.

British Airways puts thousands back on furlough

British Airways has put thousands of employees back on furlough because plans to resume international travel have stalled.

BrewDog accused of promoting workplace culture of fear

Craft beer company BrewDog has been accused of toxic employment practices in an open letter from former employees.

Woman’s transgender views a philosophical belief, EAT rules

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has found a woman's views on gender constitute a philosophical belief.

John Lewis Partnership equalises maternity and paternity leave

John Lewis Partnership has unveiled a raft of family-friendly benefits and policies to improve inclusion.

Staff shortages bite as hiring confidence soars

The UK has seen the 'biggest bounce' in hiring confidence in 20 years, according to recruitment company ManpowerGroup.

MPs critical of government rejection of Uyghur proposals

Elements of the government response to key modern slavery inquiry are ‘ludicrous’ and ‘lacking in credulity’, say MPs.

Gender pay gap falls to 12.5%

PwC's analysis of the gender pay gap reports published before the usual April deadline showed the mean pay gap narrowed to 12.5%.

UK skills lag behind Europe in business and tech

Global skills report makes uncomfortable reading for UK businesses and may affect plans to implement hybrid working.

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