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Pay awards stable below inflation

Pay awards stand firm at sub-inflation 2.5%

Employers awarded a median 2.5% annual pay rise to staff in the three months to the end of May, according...

recruiters employer brand knowledge

Recruiters not confident in employer brand knowledge, report finds

19 Jun 2019

More than a third (37%) of talent acquisition and recruitment specialists...

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Just one day of work per week benefits mental health

19 Jun 2019

Work is good for your mental health, even if you only do one day a week, according to researchers from...

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sexual harassment whistleblowing

Whistleblowing v grievance: how should sexual harassment be raised?

19 Jun 2019

Following high-profile allegations of sexual harassment by staff at organisations including Ted Baker, Lloyd’s of London and even Westminster, employees...

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south western railway strike

South Western Railway staff strike in long-running guard dispute

18 Jun 2019

Guards and train drivers for South Western Railway began a five-day strike today (18 June) – the latest walk-out in...

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Staffline shares slump following six-year minimum wage underpayment

18 Jun 2019

Staffline, one of the biggest recruitment and training agencies in the UK, has seen its shares tumble after PwC delayed...

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TfL employee wins discrimination claim after manager doubts his command of English

18 Jun 2019

A Transport for London employee who was told he could not take part in training and conference calls because English...

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Wahaca's South Bank branch

Wahaca backtracks on charging waiters over unpaid bills

17 Jun 2019

Mexican-style street food chain Wahaca has altered its policy on making serving staff pay part of the bills of customers who leave without paying.

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Rail union highlights ‘glaring gap’ in driver diversity

17 Jun 2019

Rail union Aslef has published a report underlining the lack of female, BAME and younger train drivers in Britain.

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learning in busy environments

Integrate learning into jobs, say L&D experts

17 Jun 2019

Learning will need to be better integrated into employees' daily tasks, especially in busy environments: a key message from the Festival of Work

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paternity leave

One in four dads miss out on paid paternity leave

16 Jun 2019

Almost a quarter (23%) of new fathers did not qualify for statutory paid paternity leave last year, either because they...

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Festival of Work: Why job automation is an opportunity, not a threat

14 Jun 2019

The implications of job automation was hotly debated by speakers at the CIPD's Festival of Work this week, where Gary Kasparov was among the key speakers

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Traders in the 'ring' of the London Metals Exchange

City trading floor bans alcohol

14 Jun 2019

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has banned dealers on its trading floor from working under the influence of alcohol.

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Lloyd's of London

Lloyd’s of London sexual harassment cases multiply

14 Jun 2019

Further evidence of a culture of lewd behaviour at Lloyd's of London emerged this week after an executive was suspended after sending a sexually suggestive email about a female colleague.

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predictive analytics

Could predictive algorithms boost staff productivity?

14 Jun 2019

Researchers claim to have developed an algorithm that predicts career peaks, but what affect would this have on employee productivity...

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