Just Eat to stop using gig workers

Food delivery company Just Eat plans to stop using gig economy workers across Europe in favour of employees who get...

Covid-19: Workplace testing should be incentivised say economists

Employers should be incentivised to test their staff, furlough should be extended beyond October and statutory sick pay should be...

‘Be understanding’ of staff self-isolating after trips abroad

Employers should ‘be understanding’ of employees who have been forced to self-isolate following a trip abroad, the government has said,...

Job postings soar to highest point since lockdown

Last week saw the highest number of new job postings since the lockdown began, with four of the top 10 hiring hotspots situated in Northern Ireland.

Girls’ STEM achievements overshadowed by A-level downgrades

21.8% increase in the total number of girls taking computing at A-level among findings from today's results.

BT Group and Firebrand in virtual apprenticeship push

BT Group has revealed how it managed to continue its 4,500-strong apprenticeship scheme at full tilt during lockdown, with 64 achieving certification in digital skills.

Working at home has led to longer hours

Loss of creative collaboration and working for an extra week a month among findings from pandemic studies of working at home.

Dr Martens shows furlough scheme a clean pair of heels

Shoe and boot firm returns furlough funds after being buoyed by significant online sales during the lockdown.

Reviews launched into deaths of NHS and social care workers

Ministers have asked medical examiners in England and Wales to review the deaths of NHS and social care employees during...

Thousands of BP staff may switch to remote working permanently

BP is planning to shift almost 50,000 of its employees to remote working as it reviews its office portfolio and...

‘Old boys’ network’: Sales exec wins sexism case against tech firm Splunk

A sales executive who earned more than £700,000 per year has won her claim for sex discrimination at an employment...

Ensure women do not lose out on maternity pay, say Labour

The Labour party has called for the government to take urgent action to ensure that those who have been pregnant...

Employees on payrolls fall by largest amount for 11 years

The number of employees on payrolls fell by 730,000 between March and July 2020 – the largest quarterly drop since...

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