Theresa May to tackle excessive bonuses that harm pension schemes

Prime minister Theresa May has vowed to fine company bosses who award themselves excessive bonuses while failing to protect workers’...

Parents reveal struggle to balance work and home life

Almost one in five (18%) working parents have deliberately slowed down their career progression as they have struggled to balance...


Gender pay gap peaks for women aged 50-59

The gender pay gap widens as women get older because men “accumulate more experience than women” in their careers, according...


The emerging role of digital in employee health & wellbeing strategies

PROMOTED| Digital tools are transforming the private healthcare market. Healthcare providers who have embraced this technology shift are moving towards a customer-centred model of care.


Brexit vote hit graduate recruitment levels last year

Widespread uncertainty about the impact of Brexit stalled some of the UK’s top employers’ graduate recruitment plans in 2017, research...

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Corbyn vows to end public sector outsourcing

Jeremy Corbyn yesterday vowed to end public sector outsourcing in the wake of the collapse of support services giant Carillion....


Thousands could be using fake degrees to apply for jobs

Thousands of workers and jobseekers could potentially be misleading employers about their qualifications after buying fake degree certificates online.


Should we use apprenticeships to train managers?

The apprenticeship levy has attracted a lot of criticism of late, with many questioning why the scope is now so...

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NHS lost more nurses than it recruited in 2017

The NHS is on the verge of a staffing crisis, according to the Royal College of Nursing, with more nurses...

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Brexit: Revised transition terms could extend freedom of movement

Revised guidelines on the UK’s exit from the EU suggest that the EU will toughen up its transition terms –...


Do social networks increase exposure to sexual harassment claims?

There is a school of thought that new forms of digital technology have driven a new wave of sexual harassment...

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Carillion workers “face uncertain future” after collapse

Thousands of workers face uncertainty after Carillion, the UK’s second largest construction company, went into liquidation yesterday.
The company went...

Promoting healthier lifestyles and good nutrition can help reduce absence

Staff lose 30 days a year due to sickness absence and ‘presenteeism’

Employees lose an average of 30.4 working days a year due to sickness absence and underperformance at work due to...

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