Degree-level apprenticeships have grown by around 50%, according to the ISEVOISIN/PHANIE/REX/Shutterstock

Growth in apprenticeships outstripping graduate roles

Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs. According to the Institute...
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Springboard injunctions: Case law shows mixed success

Employers often use interim or “springboard” injunctions to protect confidential information after employees decide to leave. But they are not...

Men (31%) are less likely to fall into HR by chance than women (35%) according to the research

HR becoming more female, less accidental career choice

The human resources profession is becoming increasingly female according to new research released this week. However, fewer people are “falling...

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A third of new starters experience poor onboarding

More than a third of new starters have had a poor onboarding experience, while for more than a fifth it...

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Using people analytics to drive retention success (webinar)

Achieving an optimum level of labour turnover is fundamental to maintaining organisational performance, but employers can struggle to retain key...

Vicarious liability: in the recent case of Various Claimants v Barclays Bank, the High Court ruled that Barclays was liable for sexual assaults committed by a doctor engaged by the bank to carry out medical examinations of prospective employees. Photo: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock

Vicarious liability: employers face big damages for employees’ actions

Vicarious liability, where employers may be liable to pay damages for an employee’s or others’ actions, can result in high...

Working at home

Jobs market lags behind demand for flexible working

Employees’ desire for flexible working far exceeds companies’ capacity to offer it, a report published today has found.
According to...

The Royal College of Nursing held a rally earlier this month to urge the Government to scrap its 1% pay capSteve Parkins/REX/Shutterstock

Nursing unions demand 3.9% pay rise and £800

Unions representing more than a million nurses and other NHS staff have written to the chancellor to demand a 3.9%...

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Pensions Regulator in first auto-enrolment prosecution

The Pensions Regulator is bringing the first pensions auto-enrolment prosecution over allegations that a bus company and its managing director...

Protesters against human trafficking and modern slavery in LondonMatthew Chattle/REX/Shutterstock

Modern slavery statements: September deadline looms

Large employers with a financial year running from April to March should be gearing up to publish their second annual...

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