Economics, government & business

Corbyn vows to “rebalance power” in the workplace

Labour will “rebalance power in the workplace” if the party wins power, Jeremy Corbyn said in his speech closing the...

Labour announces plans to shake up supply teacher recruitment

25 Sep 2018

The Labour Party has announced that it would shake up how schools recruit supply teachers, claiming it would save them...

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Cabinet agrees EU workers should not be favoured post-Brexit

25 Sep 2018

The cabinet has agreed with the recommendation made by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) that EU migrants should face the...

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Drivers working in gig economy not provided with safety training

24 Sep 2018

A study into drivers working as part of the “gig economy” has highlighted the importance of businesses treating the management...

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Record number of workers on national minimum wage being underpaid

24 Sep 2018

HM Revenue and Customs identified a record £15.6m in national minimum wage underpayment in 2017/18.
More than 200,000 workers were...

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Labour plans compulsory employee share ownership

24 Sep 2018

A future Labour government would require all companies with 250 or more employees to give shares to their workers worth...

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What does the MAC report mean for employers?

19 Sep 2018

The Migration Advisory Committee (‘MAC’) finally published its long-awaited report this week, after it was commissioned by the Government to...

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How digital trends are changing the role of HR (webinar)

19 Sep 2018

Thursday 18 October 2018, 2:00pm BST
Not a day goes by without a news story highlighting the impact of digital...

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Keeping workers moving after a no-deal Brexit

18 Sep 2018

Although the government recently confirmed UK workers’ rights would remain the same in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit, there...

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MAC report: New immigration system should not favour EEA migrants

18 Sep 2018

A post-Brexit immigration system should make it easier for highly-skilled workers to move to the UK and should not favour...

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JLR week reduced as Mini plant schedules one-month post-Brexit closure

18 Sep 2018

Around 1,000 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) manufacturing staff are to have their working week reduced from five days to three,...

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Brexit work

Brexit: How can HR keep EU workers in the UK?

18 Sep 2018

As the Brexit negotiations approach their final months, Louise Haycock provides a pragmatic analysis of what employers can do to...

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Job automation: more than half of workers will need reskilling by 2022

17 Sep 2018

More than half (54%) of the workforce will need reskilling in the next five years as emerging technologies such as...

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Labour pledges to give gig workers the same rights as employees

11 Sep 2018

The Labour party would give gig economy workers the same rights as employees – including sick pay, parental leave and...

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UK HR managers under-prepared for no-deal Brexit

11 Sep 2018

More than two-thirds of HR managers believe that UK voters would opt to stay in the EU if there were...

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