Study finds ‘alarming’ bias against minority ethnic candidates

Research has uncovered an “alarming” level of discrimination against job seekers from minority ethnic backgrounds, who need to send an...

Government rejects call to lower gender pay gap reporting threshold

MPs have accused the government of being too “timid” to hold businesses to account for their gender pay gaps after...

Staff shortages could swallow up extra NHS funding

Even with the extra funding announced in the health service’s Long Term Plan, NHS trusts are unlikely to meet performance...

Glasgow City Council workers secure £500m equal pay deal

Thousands of female council workers in Glasgow could receive payouts reaching more than £500m after their union representatives agreed a...

Why SMART objective setting is not working

Managers have been advised to use SMART objective-setting at work for years. Although it’s an oft-used acronym we’ve lost sight...

Oxfam’s ‘toxic work environment’ allowed sexual misconduct allegations to go unchecked

The charity Oxfam failed to tackle an environment that allowed sexual misconduct and bullying to go unchecked, according to an interim independent review.

Teams of teams: a new era for performance management

Most organisations recognise that measuring performance is essential for making decisions around reward and staffing. But how can they use...

Gender pay gap reporting 2019: Only half of employers are improving

With less than three months left for large employers to publish their second tranche of gender pay gap data, Jo...

Top tips on how to get a promotion in HR

“I am a firm advocate of HR as a disruptive movement. We are not there as the personnel department of...

Employee ‘class actions’ on the rise: what does this mean for employers?

The courts have seen a significant rise in the number of employment claims brought by large groups of individuals. The...

Disability ‘woefully absent’ from leadership agendas

While leadership teams increasingly embrace the challenges of gender and ethnic diversity, research has shown that disability is absent from...

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‘Ghosting’ in recruitment: a growing candidate trend

In the world of modern dating, few things leave the sting of confusion and despair as much as being ghosted....

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Employment study debunks migrant worker myth

Immigrants have been among the main beneficiaries of the employment boom but not at the expense of workers born in...

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