Wahaca's South Bank branch

Wahaca backtracks on charging waiters over unpaid bills

Mexican-style street food chain Wahaca has altered its policy on making serving staff pay part of the bills of customers who leave without paying.

Rail union highlights ‘glaring gap’ in driver diversity

Rail union Aslef has published a report underlining the lack of female, BAME and younger train drivers in Britain.

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Integrate learning into jobs, say L&D experts

Learning will need to be better integrated into employees' daily tasks, especially in busy environments: a key message from the Festival of Work

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One in four dads miss out on paid paternity leave

Almost a quarter (23%) of new fathers did not qualify for statutory paid paternity leave last year, either because they...

Festival of Work: Why job automation is an opportunity, not a threat

The implications of job automation was hotly debated by speakers at the CIPD's Festival of Work this week, where Gary Kasparov was among the key speakers

Traders in the 'ring' of the London Metals Exchange

City trading floor bans alcohol

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has banned dealers on its trading floor from working under the influence of alcohol.

Lloyd's of London

Lloyd’s of London sexual harassment cases multiply

Further evidence of a culture of lewd behaviour at Lloyd's of London emerged this week after an executive was suspended after sending a sexually suggestive email about a female colleague.

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Could predictive algorithms boost staff productivity?

Researchers claim to have developed an algorithm that predicts career peaks, but what affect would this have on employee productivity...

Unlawful inducements decision overturned by Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has overturned a key employment tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal decision on whether employers can offer...

Does gender pay gap reporting legislation need more teeth?

The original aim of gender pay gap reporting was to shed light on pay discrepancies and apply enough pressure to...

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Three things recruiters can learn from the viral Radisson Red job advert

A bizarre job advert calling for “creatives” to apply for a role at a hotel chain attracted plenty of online...

Met Police to recruit part-time constables for the first time

The Metropolitan Police has announced it will recruit part-time constables for the first time in a bid to attract more...

One in six workers are in insecure, low-paid jobs

One sixth of UK workers – around 5.1 million people – are in insecure, low-paid work, according to new research....

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