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Lecturer’s dismissal for failing to complete PhD ‘unfair’, tribunal rules

The University of Hudderfield's decision to dismiss a lecturer with mental health worries was "wholly unreasonable", a tribunal has found.

UK and India sign talent and mobility agreement

The UK and India have signed a migration agreement that will support people to live and work in both countries.

Investment banks prepare for office return

"People don’t like commuting, but so what?" – JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs prepare to bring staff back to the office this summer.

End of furlough will lead to spike in tribunals

Employers could see a surge in tribunal claims when the furlough scheme ends in September, according to a study.

Look beyond absence rates to understand true state of staff health

Falling sickness absence rates may seem like good news, but they could mean serious health and wellbeing issues are going undetected.

Covid-19 vaccination card. Paul Maguire / Shutterstock

Top 10 HR questions April 2021: Vaccination and data protection

Questions on Covid-19 vaccination dominate this month's list, alongside IR35, right-to-work checks and the relationship between holiday pay and overtime.

A mural of an NHS doctor by Catman in Whitstable, Kent. Photo: Nathaniel Noir / Alamy Stock Photo

Number of NHS doctors looking to retire early doubles

The number of UK doctors considering leaving the NHS early has more than doubled in 10 months, according to the British Medical Association.

Low-income staff on share schemes £11k wealthier

Analysis by the Social Market Foundation finds low-income workers with shares in the firm they work for can have almost £11,000 more in assets.

10 reasons to consider judicial mediation in an employment tribunal

Alan Lewis highlights some of the benefits judicial mediation can bring to the employment tribunal process.

Environmental focus could create 16,000 jobs

The government could create 16,050 new jobs across the British constituencies experiencing the most severe employment challenges, according to the Green Alliance.

CPD: Workplace trauma post-pandemic (webinar)

18 May 2021 2:00pm. Register now | In this CPD webinar for OHW+, Noreen Tehrani examines psychological surveillance in organisations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Worker with cancer sacked on the spot awarded £2.5m pay out

Man who was sacked following terse emails has received a pay out for unfair dismissal, unfavourable treatment and disability-related harassment.

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