The Virgin Money team receives its Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) Award at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist: Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) Award

The 2019 Personnel Today Awards take place on the 19 November. In a series of articles profiling all our finalists, we introduce the contenders for the Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) award.

Robots and automation: UK lags behind G7

Entire regions of the UK face being left behind and British businesses could find themselves being uncompetitive, unless the government...

Most female professionals never negotiate pay

More than half of all female professionals (57%) have never attempted to negotiate a pay rise, and if they do...

Flexible working in higher paid jobs trebles

Job adverts with salaries over £60,000 are three times more likely to offer flexible working than they did three years...

Businesses ‘crying out’ for apprenticeship levy clarity

The apprenticeship levy system needs to be more accessible and transparent and standards need to be reviewed regularly if the...

Former soldiers win race discrimination claim

Two former British soldiers have won a race discrimination claim against the Ministry of Defence.

Betfred staff hit by holiday pay error

Bookmaker Betfred has hit by a payroll issue affecting holiday pay for staff who had worked overtime.
The company’s automated...

Vegetarians cannot be victims of discrimination: tribunal

Vegetarians cannot be victims of discrimination, a judge has held, after a tribunal found it could not be described as...

Young and old most likely to miss out on paid holiday and payslips

The youngest and oldest staff working in atypical ways, such as temporary work, are the most at risk of missing...

Workers optimistic about automation but demand more training

More than two-thirds of UK workers think technological changes will increase demand for human work over the next three years...

Payroll provider withdraws wages from thousands of clients’ employees

Is there anything a company can do worse than failing to pay its employees? Thousands of employees in the US have found there is

Tube workers to take industrial action over violence levels

Transport for London workers on the District Line have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action in protest at the growing levels of violence from passengers.

Oxford University retirement policy facing fresh challenge

A second Oxford University professor this year is challenging the institution over its retirement policy...


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