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Refugee employment rules need to be streamlined

The regulations governing the employment of refugees are too complicated and may deter organisations from offering jobs to displaced people,...

Don’t believe the gig economy hype, says Matthew Taylor

24 Apr 2018

The view that full-time employment is in retreat and will be subsumed by the gig economy is not borne out...

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CDC pensions: Could going Dutch be the future?

24 Apr 2018

Final salary pensions are now a rarity, with most employers opting for defined contribution schemes where the employee takes all...

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Zero hours contracts increase by 100,000 as workers more aware

23 Apr 2018

The number of people on zero hour contracts in the UK increased by around 100,000 last year, according to the...

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Fawcett Society calls for time-limited gender equality quotas

23 Apr 2018

Time-limited gender equality quotas should be set for the boards of large corporate organisations and public bodies, the Fawcett Society...

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Apprenticeship starts fall by a quarter in six months

20 Apr 2018

The number of people beginning an apprenticeship fell by almost a quarter (24%) in the first six months of the...

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Rachel Reeves

MPs urge ministers to speed up gig economy measures

20 Apr 2018

MPs have accused the Government of being too slow to act on recommendations that would protect the rights of gig...

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Almost half of IT employees feel stressed out

20 Apr 2018

Almost half (45%) of people working in IT feel stressed, as organisations try to tackle the increasing threat of cybercrime, ...

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Jes Staley

Barclays CEO faces fines after whistleblowing probe

20 Apr 2018

City regulators are set to fine Barclays chief executive Jes Staley over his investigation of a whistleblower who breached their...

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What does going into administration really mean for employees?

19 Apr 2018

With stories about company collapse in the headlines all too often, Kelly Tucker from HR Star looks at the practical...

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Majority of employers don’t offer financial support to staff

19 Apr 2018

More than two-thirds (67%) of organisations do not offer any form of financial support to their staff, according to a...

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All set for the Personnel Today Awards 2018?

18 Apr 2018

The Personnel Today Awards 2018 are unveiled today, celebrating the very best in HR. Is your HR team at the...

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Draft EU law seeks to bolster protections for whistleblowers

18 Apr 2018

Employees who blow the whistle on corporate malpractice would be given protected status, including legal aid and possible financial support,...

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Jobseekers more likely to apply to big brands

18 Apr 2018

Organisations with low brand awareness are likely to get overlooked by jobseekers, according to Glassdoor, with candidates 40% more likely...

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Major investor takes stand on gender diversity on FTSE 350 boards

17 Apr 2018

Legal & General Investment Management – one of the UK’s biggest investors in the stock market – has promised to...

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