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Consultation into private sector tax avoidance a ‘fatal blow’

Freelance and contractor bodies have called a new Government consultation into IR35 tax reform a “fatal blow” to the UK’s...

Government dress code guidance dismissed as ‘Janet and John’

18 May 2018

The Government today issued guidance for employers on how they can ensure dress codes are not discriminatory. They do not...

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Tier 2 visas: Why employers can’t get the skilled labour they need

18 May 2018

The quota on Tier 2 (General) visas has been reached for several consecutive months, which is causing serious issues for...

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Legal & General launches fund to boost gender diversity

18 May 2018

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has set up a fund to benefit organisations with higher levels of gender diversity,...

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It’s not just about mental health awareness

18 May 2018

With the proliferation of recent reports on mental health and stress in the workplace, Mental Health Awareness Week couldn’t be...

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Five principles of high-performing teams

18 May 2018

In a volatile environment, organisations need teams that are engaged, productive and know what they’re working towards. How can we...

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Construction should value health in the same way as safety

17 May 2018

The construction sector should give equal weight to managing the health of its workforce as it does to safety, and...

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Five lessons employers can learn from Eurovision

17 May 2018

After the pomp and glitter of last weekend’s Eurovision, there is much to learn from this celebration of diversity, argues...

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Businesses need to work together to close gender pay gaps

17 May 2018

Employers need to work together to tackle broader industry-wide challenges in order to close the gender pay gap, PwC has...

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Deliveroo plans to make permanent staff shareholders

17 May 2018

Deliveroo has announced that it will make all permanent staff shareholders, in a move worth around £10m.

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Webinar: Closing the gender pay gap

17 May 2018

With the first set of gender pay gap reports now published, you may be looking at the steps that your...

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Manufacturers should invest in wellbeing to boost productivity

16 May 2018

Manufacturers could increase their productivity by as much as 10% if they invested greater resources in improving employee wellbeing, a...

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Court of Appeal: Dismissal for behaviour related to disability was discrimination

16 May 2018

Employers could be liable for disability discrimination if they dismiss employees for behaviour that is related to their disability, the...

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Carillion culture was “rotten” and directors failed to act, says report

16 May 2018

The board of directors at failed construction firm Carillion were “both responsible and culpable” for its failure, according to a...

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World Cup 2018: Six goals for employers

16 May 2018

The 2018 World Cup in Russia sees 32 nations taking part in 63 matches from Thursday 14 June until Sunday...

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