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The lasting effects of coronavirus on HR and business

The Covid-19 crisis will change how we work in future. Gartner’s Brian Kropp looks at the impact of the pandemic...

Furlough: HMRC clarifies TUPE rules and warns against fraud

9 Apr 2020

Employees who were transferred to another organisation under TUPE after 28 February 2020 can receive 80% of their wages while...

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Huge rise in crop-picking job searches

9 Apr 2020

Indeed, Monster and TotalJobs report surge in farm-related job searches from within the UK.

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Passport Office moots return to work as ‘we can’t hide forever’

9 Apr 2020

HM Passport Office staff may soon be urged to return to work in their offices by the government, to the...

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Chancellor announces £750m fund for front-line charities

9 Apr 2020

The government will allocate £750m to support charities working on the front line of the coronavirus crisis, chancellor of the...

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Coronavirus: How can we prepare for a leader falling ill?

9 Apr 2020

With the Prime Minister in intensive care, the Cabinet is finding a new ‘business as usual’ while its leader recuperates....

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Unpaid work means women underpaid by £126bn

9 Apr 2020

Unpaid work such as childcare, cooking and cleaning means the gender pay gap is much higher than official figures, according...

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Directors’ rights and responsibilities under CJRS

9 Apr 2020

On 4 April HM Revenue and Customs published new guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Up until now,...

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‘Years not months’ for labour market to recover – IES

8 Apr 2020

The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) has said it expects it will take years rather than months for the labour...

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Liz Earle Beauty Company adopted discriminatory redundancy process for pregnant worker

8 Apr 2020

The Liz Earle Beauty Company must pay a former employee more than £17,000 for pregnancy and maternity discrimination, after it...

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One in six take video calls while partially clothed

8 Apr 2020

Employees are thinking twice before switching their camera on for a work-related video call, it has emerged, with one in...

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Furlough scheme could cost up to £40 billion

8 Apr 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will cost an estimated £30bn to £40bn over the three months it is set to...

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Welsh employers have legal obligation to enforce social distancing

8 Apr 2020

Workplaces in Wales must ensure staff adhere to a two-metre social distancing rule which was put in place by the...

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Recruitment falls at fastest rate since 2009

8 Apr 2020

Covid-19 has hit recruitment activity hard as permanent and temporary placements both fell at the steepest rates since 2009 with...

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Working from home: do staff have suitable equipment?

8 Apr 2020

With the UK entering its third week of lockdown, the majority of the workforce continue to work from home. However,...

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