Bearers of bad news: what HR needs to know about insolvency

With so much economic strife on our doorstep HR leaders will have to take a deep breath and confront the difficult issue of company insolvency.

Employers face £10k fine for failing to enforce self-isolation

Employers in England face fines of up to £10,000 if they fail to prevent workers who should be self-isolating from...

Could Covid-19 be the catalyst to get more women into STEM?

There's never been a better time to signpost potential career opportunities for women in science and technology.

Pandemic drives jobseekers to favour socially conscious employers

Employees are turning towards more socially conscious employers as the pandemic changes their expectations around their careers.
According to a...

Why the time is right to consider staff volunteering schemes

Good employers should take note of the increased interest in voluntary work, driven by the community spirit the early stages...

Thousands of redundanices planned at Shell, TSB and Disney

Thousands more job losses are expected at Royal Dutch Shell, Greggs, TSB and Disney in response to changing in demand...

Government announces £2.5bn lifelong learning package

The government has announced plans to offer adults without an A-level or equivalent a free college course to boost their...

Firm alleged to have abused furlough faces tribunal claim

Unite has described a tribunal case launched today as “a wake-up call” for employers that have fraudulently claimed funds from...

Police union sparks U-turn on officers using NHS Covid-19 app

The union representing police officers is encouraging officers to download and use the NHS Track and Trace app after a...

Brexit: MAC warns of ‘stark consequences’ in social care

Senior care worker and nursing assistant roles should be added to the shortage occupation lists to relieve pressure when freedom...

Could a scholarship help you achieve your people goals?

Offering a scholarship is not just for universities and other educational institutions, it could be a way to fulfil some...

Uber wins London safety case as employment status verdict nears

Uber has won the right to continue operating in London because of its safety improvements.

Job Support Scheme vs Germany’s Kurzarbeit

In the run-up to Rishi Sunak’s announcement of the Job Support Scheme, speculation was rife that the UK was looking...

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