CBI demands ‘no surprises’ approach to managing local lockdowns

The CBI has called for greater clarity on how employers should handle local lockdowns, as increasing numbers of areas come...

Unions to protest as BA confirms redundancies

British Airways has confirmed today that its plans to make 12,000 job cuts will go ahead, and more than 6,000...

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Home Office scraps ‘racist’ immigration algorithm

AI tool was dismissed by campaigners as 'speedy boarding for white people'; Priti Patel pledges new visa system will consider 'unconscious bias'.

Your post-virus culture cannot be one-size-fits-all

As organisations consider how their workforces will operate and collaborate in the longer term, managers need to be mindful that...

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UK lags behind Europe on returning to office

France, Italy, Spain and Germany well ahead of UK when it comes to returning to the office.

GDPR: Business needs Europe-wide track and trace cohesion

Complex patchwork of rules and practices between countries is dissuading employers from implementing track and trace schemes.

Top 10 HR Questions July 2020: Redundancy and furlough

Coronavirus has had a huge impact on the economy and as funding through the furlough scheme is gradually withdrawn, many...

Major hotel group may make 60% of staff redundant

1,500 jobs are at risk of redundancy at hotels managed by LGH, including at Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn properties.

Hiring continues to fall but pace slows

The rate of decline in recruitment activity is slowing, starting salaries are falling and worker availability is on the up as the Bank of England cuts the severity of its forecasts for the UK economy.

Third of staff ‘want Covid-19 vaccine’ before workplace return

With employers being encouraged to reopen office spaces, research from insurer Canada Life has concluded more than a third of...

Acas: Redundancy related enquiries surge 160%

Conciliation service Acas has experienced a marked increase in calls to its helpline on the subject of redundancy during the...

Furlough fraud soars as job retention bonus details released

The number of reports of furlough fraud made to HM Revenue and Customs rose by more than half between the...

One in nine WH Smith staff face redundancy

WH Smith has announced around 1,500 jobs may need to be cut as the newsagent tackles the impact of the...

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