‘Drop snobby attitude to technical education’ demands Damian Hinds

The education secretary insists the UK needs to alter attitudes if it wants to close the skills gap and boost productivity

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Christmas party choking incident leads to unfair dismissal ruling

The manager of a club in Cardiff won an employment tribunal ruling for unfair dismissal after senior staff failed to...

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Pay for new jobs grew fastest in Liverpool over past year

Salaries for new roles have increased sharply over the past year, according to data from a leading UK employment website....

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Academics from ethnic minorities experience 26% pay gap

Russell Group universities pay academics from ethnic minorities significantly less than white colleagues

BT loses bid to change pension calculation method

BT has lost an appeal to change the method it uses to calculate pension increases, which would have affected around...

Capita to appoint workers to its board

Capita is to offer its staff non-executive director positions, making it the second company in the FTSE 250 to have...

Sharp rise in number of UK employees looking for a new role

Almost a quarter of UK employees are pondering leaving their current job, according to research company Gartner...

One in four younger employees goes into work feeling drunk

One in four workers between the ages of 18 and 34 has gone to work still feeling drunk after the...

Christmas in the workplace: 10 common employer queries

During the Christmas period employers face a minefield of HR challenges. How well prepared is your organisation for the festive...

High Court upholds Deliveroo self-employment and collective bargaining ruling

The High Court has held that Deliveroo riders are self-employed and cannot form a collective bargaining unit.
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Learning teams hold the key to productivity puzzle

Learning and development departments must take ownership of business productivity, according to line managers interviewed by Knowledgepool.

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Employees rank Anglian Water as UK’s best place to work

East of England utility Anglian Water has been ranked as the best place to work in the UK, according to...

Tribunal to consider discrimination against vegan

An employment tribunal will next year decide if “ethical veganism” is a philosophical belief in a case involving a man...

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