Flexibility over Right to Work checks ends from 17 May

Employers will have to check applicants’ original Right to Work documents where possible from 17 May, according to updated Home Office guidance.

Address ‘chronic undersupply’ of NHS staff, PM told

In a letter representing 1.4 million NHS staff, Boris Johnson has been warned that the pressure of working in a...

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.

White Paper: How to overcome home working isolation

PROMOTED | The Covid-19 pandemic has contributed to a mass experiment in home working, with evidence suggesting it is a trend which is here to stay...

Three in 10 miss out on learning while hybrid working

A survey finds 29% don’t receive training to support their professional development while working in a ‘hybrid’ environment.

Employees less worried about hybrid working than leaders

Almost four in 10 business leaders are worried about lack of management oversight as organisations move to hybrid working, compared with just 7% of employees.

Just Eat serves up ‘agency worker’ model in Liverpool

Just Eat is pressing ahead with plans to end the company’s reliance on gig workers by offering couriers the opportunity to join its ‘agency worker’ model.

Investors influence HR practice in small businesses

Small businesses that have received investment tend to adopt the HR and management practices of their external backers, according to research.

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Legislation must catch up with ‘huge shift in nature of work’

The growth of platform working, digital monitoring and ‘epresenteeism’ poses a significant risk for people's wellbeing in work, finds Lords inquiry.

Mencap and Unison urge rethink of sleep-shift pay

Mencap and Unison have written a joint letter to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging the government to rethink...

Flexible apprenticeships consultation launched

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has launched a consultation on the new ‘flexible’ apprenticeship, announced in the budget, and...

Unemployment falls below 5% despite lockdown

UK unemployment fell to 4.9% in the three months to the end of February even though much of the economy...

How can HR respond if an employee has been trolling someone online?

Employers can be held liable for workers who harass or discriminate against...

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