April 2020 employment law changes: eight tasks for HR

Each April, HR professionals must ensure that their organisation complies with the latest round of amended employment laws and deadlines....

Research: Furlough is curtailing job losses

The government’s furlough scheme is discouraging companies to cut jobs after research this week revealed that only one in 20...

Company car drivers offered tax relief during coronavirus lockdown

Employees with company cars who are unable to use them because of the current lockdown are to be granted some...

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Treasury urged to look again at coronavirus scheme loophole

Government officials thought to be looking at ways of helping those caught between jobs in March.

How can essential employers cope with increased demand on HR?

With so much focus on furlough and emergency support for struggling employers during the coronavirus crisis, what about those organisations...

Home Office warns of delay in EU settlement scheme decisions

EU citizens applying to remain in the UK following Brexit have been warned their application may take longer to be...

Barclays not liable for sexual assaults committed by contractor

Barclays Bank is not liable for the numerous alleged sexual assaults committed by a self-employed doctor who had been contracted...

Furlough in action: BA, M&S, Disney, McAlpine and more

Employers are putting thousands of staff on furlough to reduce their costs and seek to protect their employment  during a...

Top 10 HR questions March 2020: Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic dominated the top 10 most popular FAQs in March.
The coronavirus outbreak is having a big impact...

Is ‘good’ leadership different during a crisis?

The qualities of good leadership often seem more explicit during a crisis. But by understanding these qualities, employers can nurture...

Supreme Court: Morrisons not vicariously liable for employee’s data leak

Morrisons has successfully argued in the Supreme Court that it cannot be held vicariously liable for a data breach in...

Frontline health workers granted visa extension

Home secretary Priti Patel has announced that frontline NHS workers whose visas are due to expire before 1 October will...

Personnel Today Awards 2020 open for entries

Entries have opened for the 2020 Personnel Today Awards, recognising the HR professionals, teams and suppliers that have delivered outstanding...

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