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Recruiters should offer flexible working option as “standard”

Flexible working options should be a standard offering in new roles if employers and recruiters are to meet the challenges...
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A quarter of workers are stuck with low pay

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...

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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...

SABMiller celebrate winning the 2016 Award for Excellence in Learning and Development

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Excellence in Learning and Development

With this year’s Personnel Today Awards fast approaching, we take a look at organisations that have transformed their learning and...

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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...

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