Lifelong learning provision is inadequate, claims Lords committee

The government must rethink its approach to lifelong learning and ensure that it educates younger people for longer working lives,...

Pay awards edge above inflation in wages boost

Pay awards have edged just above inflation, with the median basic pay award in the three months to March at...

Three quarters of people want less physical contact at work

Three quarters of UK workers (76%) want the amount of physical contact they experience in the workplace reduced, while 42%...

Work experience should be compulsory says FSB

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is calling on the government to reintroduce work experience for all school pupils aged...

Directors held personally liable for exploitative treatment of farm workers

Two company directors have been held personally liable for breaching employment contracts in a series of damning claims made by...

Reliance on agency workers increases as confidence in economy drops

UK employers are increasingly likely to hire agency workers amid continuing falls in confidence in the economy, according to the...

Up to 15% of gender pay gap reports have errors

Up to 1,600 organisations may have made mistakes in their gender pay gap calculations, with many calculating the median or...

Need-to-know wellbeing insights for 2019

PROMOTED CONTENT |Health and wellbeing is a key focus for many organisations in 2019. And rightly so. According ...

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‘Give women a fair chance to lead’ urge psychology experts

The low number of women in senior positions in organisations could be down to a lack of understanding of leadership...

Caravan park staff not entitled to NMW for night call outs

Workers who were on call during the evening were conducting “time work” and should have received an hourly rate under...

Half of staff fear Brexit redundancies within a year

Almost half of employees think their employer will make redundancies over the next year, fearing Brexit will result in financial instability.

Outsourcing: How the IWGB nearly overturned collective bargaining rules

Last month the High Court dismissed a case which would have seen outsourced workers able to negotiate pay and conditions - but the fight still has legs

Investor votes down appointments in firms that lack gender diversity

One of the UK’s biggest investors voted against the re-election of more than 100 chairs last year because the organisations...

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