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The 10 most important employment law cases in 2017

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Only half of those working overtime received a premium for it, claims the Resolution FoundationMonkey Business Images/REX/Shutterstock

UK needs to rethink overtime, claims the Resolution Foundation

12 Dec 2017
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Towards Maturity: L&D needs to play digital catch-up

13 Dec 2017
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Men are more likely than women to think it acceptable to kiss a colleague at a Christmas party

Zero hours workers subject to more sexual harassment

11 Dec 2017
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Winter weather and work: five common employer queries

11 Dec 2017
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Can we make the apprenticeship levy work harder?

12 Dec 2017
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Hugo Boss at New York Fashion Week. In the UK the company changed its gender pay gap submission from a mean of 0% to 33% after an investigation by the FT. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

Some gender pay gap reporting “statistically improbable”

8 Dec 2017
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Corporate governance proposals rule out workers on boards

6 Dec 2017
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Primark and Sports Direct top minimum wage underpayment ranking

8 Dec 2017
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How can organisations support better progression for BAME employees?

13 Dec 2017
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“We’re not like Uber or the other gig economy companies” – Hermes

7 Dec 2017
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Top 10 HR questions November 2017: Gender pay gap reporting looms large

7 Dec 2017
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Christmas in the workplace: 10 common employer queries

6 Dec 2017
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Grangemouth owners Ineos to close petrochemical site

23 Oct 2013

Ineos has told workers it will close its Grangemouth petro-chemicals plant after they refused to sign up to a cost-cutting plan deemed vital for its survival.

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‘Lack of action’ claim on zero-hours contracts

22 Oct 2013

The Government will be accused by Labour of failing to tackle the abuse of zero-hours contracts provided to employees including those at Sports Direct, McDonald's and Buckingham Palace.

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BBC should become mutual company

22 Oct 2013

The BBC should become the UK's biggest mutual company to make it more accountable to licence fee payers, a former culture secretary has said.

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US added 148,000 jobs in September

22 Oct 2013

The US economy added 148,000 new jobs in September, official figures show. The unemployment rate fell to 7.2%, down from 7.3% in August, the US Department of Labor said.

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Grangemouth dispute: Buyer sought for plant, says Scottish government

22 Oct 2013

The Scottish government is trying to find a buyer for the Grangemouth refinery and petrochemicals plant.

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GP clinical exam ‘is unfair to minorities’

21 Oct 2013

UK ethnic minority doctors are four times more likely than white candidates to fail their clinical GP exam, the General Medical Council has found.

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Social mobility report: Work ‘may be no route out of poverty’

17 Oct 2013

For millions of families, work no longer pays enough to provide a route out of poverty, the government's social mobility tsar is expected to warn

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UK unemployment rate steady as claimant count falls fastest in 16 years

16 Oct 2013

Britain's unemployment rate held steady in the three months to August but the sharpest fall in more than 16 years in the number of people claiming jobless benefits showed the labour market was continuing to heal.

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