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Look beyond absence rates to understand true state of staff health

5 May 2021

Falling sickness absence rates may seem like good news, but they could mean serious health and wellbeing issues are going undetected.

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Top 10 HR questions April 2021: Vaccination and data protection

4 May 2021

Questions on Covid-19 vaccination dominate this month's list, alongside IR35, right-to-work checks and the relationship between holiday pay and overtime.

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Number of NHS doctors looking to retire early doubles

4 May 2021

The number of UK doctors considering leaving the NHS early has more than doubled in 10 months, according to the British Medical Association.

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Low-income staff on share schemes £11k wealthier

4 May 2021

Analysis by the Social Market Foundation finds low-income workers with shares in the firm they work for can have almost £11,000 more in assets.

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10 reasons to consider judicial mediation in an employment tribunal

4 May 2021

Alan Lewis highlights some of the benefits judicial mediation can bring to the employment tribunal process.

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Environmental focus could create 16,000 jobs

4 May 2021

The government could create 16,050 new jobs across the British constituencies experiencing the most severe employment challenges, according to the Green Alliance.

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CPD: Workplace trauma post-pandemic (webinar)

30 Apr 2021

18 May 2021 2:00pm. Register now | In this CPD webinar for OHW+, Noreen Tehrani examines psychological surveillance in organisations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Worker with cancer sacked on the spot awarded £2.5m pay out

30 Apr 2021

Man who was sacked following terse emails has received a pay out for unfair dismissal, unfavourable treatment and disability-related harassment.

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How to improve inclusion and tackle microaggressions

30 Apr 2021

PROMOTED | Download Guardian Jobs' report to find out how recruitment biases and microaggressions at work can be addressed.

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Global Talent Visa criteria should be relaxed to protect arts sector

30 Apr 2021

A City law firm has called for the criteria for the issuing of Global Talent Visas to be relaxed to help safeguard the arts sector.

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Employability providers short of thousands of roles

30 Apr 2021

The UK will struggle to fill roles in the employability sector as the government moves forward with its Plan for Jobs.

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Staff shortage threatens restaurant reopenings

30 Apr 2021

Restaurants are struggling to find staff ahead of indoor hospitality reopening next month, as around one in 10 UK hospitality workers left the sector last year.

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FTSE 100 re-ranked for best employee benefits

30 Apr 2021

A new league table that re-ranks the FTSE 100 in terms of the employee benefits they offer, as rated by...

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What the Global Talent visa offers employers seeking top skills

30 Apr 2021

Businesses requiring skills from overseas should take note of this flexible new route to working in the UK. Kathryn Bradbury and Richard Milford explain why.

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Bank holidays: six things employers need to know

30 Apr 2021

Updated guidance in light of how employers should handle bank holidays for furloughed staff, and an additional public holiday in 2022 for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

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