Equal pay claims: private sector takes centre stage

As Tesco potentially faces a £4bn equal pay claim from its female employees, and claims are pursued against Asda and...

Most employers say applicants should disclose pregnancy

Six in 10 employers (59%) believe a woman should have to reveal she is pregnant during the recruitment process, according...

A prison officer in Wormwood Scrubs

Ministers over-egging prison officer recruitment success, says union

The Prison Officers’ Association has criticised Ministry of Justice claims that the Government is ahead of schedule in achieving a...

Employers should disclose sexual harassment claims, says academic

Organisations should be required to publish how much they have paid to settle sexual harassment cases, according to an academic...

Skills-based immigration system needed post-Brexit

The majority of employers would prefer some form of immigration system based on national or regional skills shortages, in the...

Employers need new approaches to boosting productivity

Employers and policy makers should consider new approaches to addressing low pay, the gender pay gap and rewards, which would...

Gender equality reduces number of women in STEM

Women are less likely to take degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) if they live in countries with...

Neurodiversity ignored by seven in 10 employers

Seven in 10 employers do not include neurodiversity – alternative ways of thinking such as autism, dyslexia and ADHD –...

Levy-paying employers will be able to transfer apprenticeship funds

Employers that pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to transfer their apprenticeship funds to other businesses from April 2018....

The Children and Families Act has received Royal Assent.

PT30: Ten key legal changes since 1988

Since it first went to press in February 1988, Personnel Today has seen employment legislation introduced, amended and abolished many...

100 days until GDPR takes effect

With less than 100 days to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, employers have been reminded...

Apprentices in Wales should receive same financial support as students

Financial support for apprentices in Wales should be strengthened to encourage more people to take up vocational training.
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Oxfam sex scandal spreads to UK charity shops

The sex scandal engulfing Oxfam’s operations overseas has now extended to its charity shops in the UK, after its former...

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