Women were more likely than men to get trapped in low-paid roles, said the Social Mobility CommissionImage Source/REX/Shutterstock

A quarter of workers are stuck with low pay, says Social Mobility Commission

A quarter of low paid workers in the UK are stuck in poorly paid jobs, according to the Social Mobility...
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Modern slavery statements: key updates for employers

The Government has updated its guidance on the requirement for large commercial organisations to prepare a slavery and human trafficking...

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Parental bereavement leave: a small step in the right direction

While recognising the good intentions behind the recently published Parental Leave Bill, XpertHR consultant editor Darren Newman questions the practical...

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Lack of skills means 42% of businesses have cancelled digital projects

More than four in 10 (42%) UK businesses have cancelled digital projects in the past two years, losing on average...

Gwyneth Paltrow is one of more than 30 women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of unwelcome advancesYui Mok/PA Wire/PA Images

Sexual harassment: how to make staff take complaints seriously

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has once again placed the spotlight on sexual harassment reporting. Victims of sexual harassment are often...

Peer 1 in Southampton boasts a slide and even a pub, but does that automatically mean employees are happier?Solent News/REX/Shutterstock

Why engaging staff is about more than funky furniture and ‘faux fun’

Forget office slides and ping pong tables, employee engagement should be nurtured via long-term enrichment, according to the founder of...

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Make big brands liable for supply chain non-compliance – Matthew Taylor

Major companies should be jointly liable for non-compliance with employment...

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Ryanair troubles: why lag behind when you can schedule ahead?

The key issue behind the recent troubles at Ryanair was a failure to plan for pilots’ leave. Why do so...

Law firm Pinsent Masons collect their diversity and inclusion trophy in 2016 from Charlotte Sweeney, founder of Creating Inclusive Cultures

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for diversity and inclusion

With just a few weeks to go until this year’s Personnel Today Awards, we look at the achievements of organisations...

With so much digital learning available, why are women still receiving less work-based training?WestEnd61/REX/Shutterstock

Why do female employees miss out on work-based training?

Research published this month found that male employees are far more likely to receive training at work than women. The...

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