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Taylor welcomes proposals in draft gig economy Bill

Matthew Taylor, author of the Taylor review of modern employment practices published this summer, has welcomed the draft Bill published...
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Budget 2017: National living wage rise confirmed at £7.83

There were few surprises for employers in today’s budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.
Chancellor...

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Met Police steals the show at Personnel Today Awards 2017

The Metropolitan Police Service won the coveted overall award at this year’s Personnel Today Awards for a diversity and inclusion...

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Is testing candidates before they apply the future of recruitment?

Psychometric tests used to be long, formal exercises candidates would take some way into the recruitment process. But could testing...

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“Worker by default” status proposed in new gig economy Bill

The Work and Pensions Committee and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee have produced a draft Bill designed to...

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RAD Awards 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment advertising, has now been announced.
The...

Robot Vera won the coveted grand prize and EU10,000 for its AI recruitment robot.

HR Tech World start-up stage: Who made the grade?

One of the most hotly anticipated elements of the HR Tech World conference series – now known as Unleash –...

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Landmark decision rules Deliveroo riders are self-employed

Deliveroo riders are not workers and are self-employed, according to a decision yesterday by the Central Arbitration Committee.
This means...

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Government’s tribunal fees refund scheme now fully open

The Government’s scheme for individuals to apply for tribunal fees refunds has been rolled out to all applicants, after a...

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Artificial intelligence: Could an algorithm rid us of unconscious bias?

Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all...

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What employers can do to stop cyber bullying at work

Anti-Bullying Week is a timely reminder for employers to look at the growing risk of cyber bullying at work. David...

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Pay: Why companies need to figure out what’s “fair”

The introduction of pay ratio disclosures, further likely regulation on the remit of remuneration committees, and stakeholder voice within the...

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Gig economy: three ways to attract and retain the best freelancers

Research shows that sought-after technical workers increasingly want to work on a freelance basis. So how can employers stand out...

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