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Theresa May considers 12 weeks’ paid paternity policy

Theresa May could offer fathers 12 weeks’ paid paternity leave as one of her ’legacy’ policies before she leaves office as Prime Minister.

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Police officer’s ‘perceived disability’ was discriminatory

24 Jun 2019

A police officer in Wiltshire Constabulary suffered from a degree of hearing loss but this did not affect her ability to do her job, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

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Medicinal cannabis: what HR needs to know

24 Jun 2019

Although the prescription of medicinal cannabis products is not yet widespread in the UK, employers need to be aware of the legal framework concerning its use

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How businesses can support the NHS and help employees

24 Jun 2019

Businesses should take a more proactive approach to their employees' health and help take the strain off the NHS.

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IR35: Will the private sector learn the hard way?

24 Jun 2019

Aspects of the IR35 tax legislation have proved unpopular and many are anxious about its roll out for private sector organisations next year.

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Is ethical leadership under threat from populism?

21 Jun 2019

Ethical leadership, fairness and equality are seen as vital qualities for successful organisations. But in the age of populism what if leaders no longer buy into this?

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Business travel: how to protect LGBTQ+ staff

21 Jun 2019

With same-sex relationships considered a criminal offence in 70 countries, employers need to exercise their duty of care towards LGBTQ+ staff who travel abroad.

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Eight per cent of NHS staff sexually harassed in past year

20 Jun 2019

Only a fifth of NHS staff say their employer has implemented a sexual harassment policy, indicating that workers believe it...

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Tesco asks former staff to return redundancy overpayments

20 Jun 2019

Former Tesco staff who were made redundant last month have been asked to return redundancy sums that were overpaid to...

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Teachers facing one of the highest global workload “burdens”

20 Jun 2019

The government has failed to tackle the “workload burden” many teachers face, it has been claimed, after a report found...

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EU settled status: how employers can help their European staff

20 Jun 2019

Last week Personnel Today ran an opinion piece which criticised the EU Settlement Scheme, the process that EU, EEA or...

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Bank holidays: five things employers need to know

20 Jun 2019

Most of the the UK has eight permanent bank holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May...

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Pay awards stand firm at sub-inflation 2.5%

20 Jun 2019

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

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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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