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Uber sued for ‘automated’ dismissals

In the first legal challenge of its kind, former Uber drivers in the UK and Portugal are suing the taxi-hailing...

Reasonable adjustments: What is reasonable in the face of Covid-19?

27 Oct 2020

The requirement to make reasonable adjustments for those with disability is a well-recognised one in HR. But the pandemic has...

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‘Snap out of it and prepare for new immigration rules’ firms warned

26 Oct 2020

Employers need to ‘snap out’ of their complacency and start preparing for the points-based immigration system, a specialist has warned...

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BAME is ‘increasingly irrelevant’ term

26 Oct 2020

The leader of a government inquiry into ethnic disparities has said that ‘BAME’ is becoming an “increasingly irrelevant” term. 
Dr...

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Rolls-Royce faces strike over Singapore production switch

26 Oct 2020

Workers at two UK Rolls-Royce factories are on the verge of strike action because of plans to move some production to Singapore.

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Talent Management Award shortlist

26 Oct 2020

We continue our countdown to the Personnel Today Awards 2020 by taking a closer look at the organisations shortlisted for...

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Lloyds Bank says staff will be working at home until spring at least

26 Oct 2020

Lloyds Bank's has told most of its UK employees not to return to the office until at least spring.

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Subdued recovery in towns and cities ‘catastrophic’ for jobs

26 Oct 2020

The collapse in high street footfall and the rise of home working is hampering economic recovery, research has found.

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The future is hybrid: so where will we work?

26 Oct 2020

Recent surveys suggest that most organisations will face at least some degree of hybrid home and office working for months...

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Taking the lead: dog walker job at law firm commands £30,000

25 Oct 2020

A law firm specialising in tax litigation is looking for a ‘private assistant and dog walker’ for an annual £30,000 salary.

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Ebb and furlough: the Job Support Scheme explained

23 Oct 2020

We look at the back-and-forth nature of the government’s economic funding to help businesses affected by the pandemic and examine...

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Tapping into tech: How agile HR leadership drives resilience (webinar)

23 Oct 2020

24 Nov 2020 | Register now. HR leaders have had to steer organisations through unprecented change...

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GAP may close all clothing stores in Europe

23 Oct 2020

The retailer moots replacing stores with a franchise model in response to significant losses.

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Senior partner criticises high pay for new lawyers

23 Oct 2020

Senior partner at Pinsent Masons Richard Foley says six-figure salaries for newly qualified lawyers are unsustainable.

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Senior solicitor groped his secretary and told racist jokes

23 Oct 2020

A solicitor who ran through the offices of his employer with a pretend Ku Klux Klan hood has been found guilty of sexual harassment and racist behaviour.

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