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...

France faces tough battle over pension reform

Paris has been crippled by public transport strikes today in response to moves by the French government to implement pension reform.

Quarter of employers ‘let down’ by apprenticeship providers

A quarter of HR and L&D managers have been let down by their apprenticeship training provider.

City banker wins sexism case for unequal pay and victimisation

A financial product manager for the French bank BNP Paribas has won her case for direct sex discrimination, victimisation and...

Out-of-hours GP who had limited company was a worker, rules EAT

A recent judgment has highlighted the urgent need for a reliable tool for organisations to determine employment status, a law...


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