Manufacturing sector could lose 20m jobs to automation

Up to 20 million jobs in manufacturing could be replaced by robots by 2030, with each new robot taking over...

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Introduce sexual harassment duties on employers, campaign urges

Unions, women’s rights organisations and charities have increased pressure on the government to make employers responsible for protecting their staff...

Employees struggle to find L&D opportunities effective, report finds

Only 13% of employees believe the learning opportunities they’ve been given over the past year have been very effective.

HR in financial services: a sector rich in opportunities?

An HR role in financial services can offer the chance to shine—but it will also be demanding. Stephanie Sparrow reports...

Digitising HR records: the first steps towards intelligent automation (webinar)

Wednesday 7 August 2019 | Register now to find out what it takes to transform HR from a technological standpoint and how to implement change at scale.

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Post-Brexit regional salary thresholds for migrants to be considered

The Migration Advisory Committee is to consider how salary thresholds should be calculated under a future immigration system – including...

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Top jobs dominated by privately educated and Oxbridge graduates

Employers should collect and monitor data on the socio-economic background of their staff, it has been recommended, after a report...

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Restaurant worker unfairly dismissed after whistleblowing

An employment tribunal has ruled that the sacking of an assistant restaurant manager after he had blown the whistle over ingredients was unfair.

Theresa May considers 12 weeks’ paid paternity policy

Theresa May could offer fathers 12 weeks’ paid paternity leave as one of her ’legacy’ policies before she leaves office as Prime Minister.

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Police officer’s ‘perceived disability’ was discriminatory

A police officer in Wiltshire Constabulary suffered from a degree of hearing loss but this did not affect her ability to do her job, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Medicinal cannabis: what HR needs to know

Although the prescription of medicinal cannabis products is not yet widespread in the UK, employers need to be aware of the legal framework concerning its use

How businesses can support the NHS and help employees

Businesses should take a more proactive approach to their employees' health and help take the strain off the NHS.

IR35: Will the private sector learn the hard way?

Aspects of the IR35 tax legislation have proved unpopular and many are anxious about its roll out for private sector organisations next year.

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