Companies will not pay 20% of furlough costs until October

Rishi Sunak has provided the first details of how businesses are to share the cost of furloughed workers, surprising many...

Flexible working ‘nudge’ result in 30% uplift in job applications

Recruiters that were prompted to consider flexible working when posting a job were 20% more likely to list flexible work...

Personnel Today Awards 2020: entry deadline extension available

With just one week left until the original deadline, we announce that organisations can apply for a two-week extension to...

Chancellor set to announce tapering of furlough scheme

Employers will be expected to pay 20% of furloughed employees’ wages under plans set to be announced by chancellor Rishi...

Just half of employers publish 2018-19 gender pay gap

Only half of businesses chose to publish their gender pay gap reports for the year ending April 2019 – a...

From ‘forgotten’ to ‘key’ workers: protecting the precariously employed

While the Covid-19 crisis is a worrying and uncertain time for all of us, it brings into sharp focus some...

Nissan plant in Barcelona to close as Sunderland stays safe

Hundreds of Spanish Nissan workers have burnt tyres outside a factory that the Japanese car maker has announced is to...

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Reboot your company culture for the socially distanced workplace

Getting culture right as lockdown eases will see businesses retain employees. Get it wrong and they will risk losing valued people.

The emerging people strategy and what it means for HR (webinar)

24 June 2020 | New speaker announced: Mark Withers joins Sarah Hulsey on the panel – Register now

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EasyJet to cut 4,500 jobs as recovery is forecast for 2023

Budget carrier describes bookings for later in the year as encouraging but plans to lose 30% of workforce.

DWP employee called ‘racist’ for remarking on Wales’ wet weather

A former Department for Work and Pensions employee who was found to be a victim of age and race discrimination...

‘Extend statutory sick pay to all self isolating employees’, ministers urged

Government warned that fear of hardship could undermine effectiveness of track and trace.

Lloyds Banking Group makes best of lockdown to develop leaders

Lloyds launched a leadership learning programme for new-to-role line managers just days before lockdown measures were announced.

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