Employee relations

Rail unions attack Grayling over CPI pay deal suggestion

Rail unions have reacted angrily to transport secretary Chris Grayling’s assertion that costs in the rail industry – including pay...

Ryanair strikes: airline could face legal claims from unions

10 Aug 2018

Ryanair could face legal action from unions as strikes lead to the cancellation of one in six flights across Europe....

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Joint employer concept to be tested in High Court

7 Aug 2018

In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their...

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Workers fear automation will worsen their role

6 Aug 2018

Around 10 million workers – 37% of the UK workforce – are worried that automation will change their jobs for...

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Improve wellbeing by becoming ‘conversationally intelligent’

3 Aug 2018

Workplace conversations happen all the time of course, but “good” conversation – talking that makes change happen or calms conflict...

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More than a million employees not taking holiday at risk of burnout

27 Jul 2018

One in 12 workers are not receiving their full holiday entitlement, according to the TUC.
The trade union body’s analysis...

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Employment tribunal cases jump 39% after fees abolished

20 Jul 2018

Acas has seen a 39% jump in the number of cases that have gone to an employment tribunal since fees...

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Whitehall

Minister showed ‘contempt’ in botched civil service pay consultation

29 Jun 2018

Unions and the Labour Party have condemned the government’s 2018 civil service pay guidance remit and called for its immediate...

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BBC settles equal pay dispute with Carrie Gracie

29 Jun 2018

Carrie Gracie, the BBC’s former China editor, has received a payout from the broadcaster after it emerged she had been...

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PwC to remove almost all landlines from UK offices in agile working drive

29 Jun 2018

Landlines are set to be consigned to history at PwC later this year, as the accountancy giant switches its 18,000...

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How courageous conversations can resolve workplace conflicts

25 Jun 2018

When I have a problem with a colleague, I know that the sensible thing to do is to get together as soon as possible and talk it through

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Seven ways video can transform your company culture (webinar)

24 Jun 2018

ON DEMAND | While the use of online video outside the workplace continues to rise, many businesses are not using video to its...

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How GWR’s HR team helped drive cultural change

21 Jun 2018

With just one day left to enter the Personnel Today Awards, we look at the initiatives that saw Great Western...

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Four ways of presenting your gender pay gap: which works best?

20 Jun 2018

Last week, the Government Equalities Office released a report suggesting that people need more support when interpreting gender pay gap...

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Union wins go ahead for Deliveroo collective bargaining case

15 Jun 2018

A High Court judge today granted permission for Deliveroo couriers to challenge a previous ruling that they could not be...

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