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Swedish woman compensated after job interview handshake refusal

A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview with a translation company was swiftly ended when she...

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Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

17 Aug 2018

Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a...

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More protections against “excessive” employee surveillance needed

17 Aug 2018

Two-thirds of workers fear that workplace surveillance fuels distrust and could be used in a discriminatory way if left unregulated,...

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Police chiefs commit to developing sexual harassment action plan

16 Aug 2018

Police chiefs have vowed to address sexual harassment across the force after it emerged a high proportion of police officers...

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How employers can get the best out of data scientists

16 Aug 2018

HR is under pressure to attract the best data science talent so they can unlock valuable business insights. But it’s...

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Rail unions attack Grayling over CPI pay deal suggestion

15 Aug 2018

Rail unions have reacted angrily to transport secretary Chris Grayling’s assertion that costs in the rail industry – including pay...

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Gig economy drivers on collision course with GDPR

15 Aug 2018

Some of the major names in the development of the gig economy − such as Deliveroo, Pimlico Plumbers and Uber...

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CEO pay rises by 11% creating ‘substantial’ pay gap

15 Aug 2018

The average FTSE 100 CEO pay package increased by 11% between 2016 and 2017, while full-time workers saw only a...

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Record fall in EU nationals employed in UK

14 Aug 2018

The number of EU nationals working in the UK has fallen by a record amount, with 86,000 fewer EU workers...

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Employers prefer apprenticeship experience over university degrees

14 Aug 2018

As thousands of students receive their A-level results this week, employers have revealed that the experience gained in an apprenticeship...

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Too much collaboration kills creativity

14 Aug 2018

Researchers in the US have found that collaboration among teams is welcome but that it should be limited to achieve...

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Schoolgirl awarded £16k in Pizza Hut sexual harassment case

13 Aug 2018

A 17-year-old schoolgirl receptionist at a Pizza Hut Delivery branch in east London has been awarded £15,800 after winning a...

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Employers report lack of candidates and pressure to increase wages

13 Aug 2018

Two in five employers found it difficult to get the staff they needed over the past 12 months and have...

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Business must improve support for over-50s workforce, finds study

13 Aug 2018

More than half of over-50s feel unsupported at work although millions of employees are planning to work longer than they...

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How smartphones can land employers in the dock

13 Aug 2018

Smartphones are encouraging employees to exceed the number of hours they are contracted to work, which in some cases could...

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