Employee relations

Top 10 HR questions June 2020: flexible furlough and redundancy

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme include the introduction of flexible furlough and the gradual withdrawal of funding.

Ryanair pilots accept 20% pay cut to save jobs

2 Jul 2020

Ryanair pilots in the UK have accepted a temporary pay cut of 20% in order to safeguard jobs.
According to...

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Government could bring back tribunal fees, reports suggest

15 Jun 2020

The Ministry of Justice is looking at reinstating tribunal fees for workers bringing claims, according to The Times newspaper.

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Survivor’s guilt: supporting staff who have avoided redundancy

12 Jun 2020

With mass redundancies expected over the coming months, it’s easy to focus on supporting those losing their jobs. But ‘survivors’...

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TUC proposes job guarantee scheme to avoid youth unemployment

12 Jun 2020

Women aged 25 and under faced the greatest risk of long term unemployment because of the Covid-19 crisis, claims TUC study.

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Centrica to axe 5,000 jobs

11 Jun 2020

Centrica, which owns British Gas, plans to cut management layers and make itself more agile and customer-focused, but union says it will fight to save jobs.

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What are the differences between British and French laws on collective redundancies?

What are the differences between British and French laws on collective redundancies?

10 Jun 2020

In the view of the global economic recession, international employers should know their legal responsibilities in different countries. Alain-Christian Monkam...

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British Airways job loss talks ‘hanging by a thread’ say pilots

8 Jun 2020

Pilots' union says talks with British Airways are on the verge of collapsing and businesses attack government's quarantine plans.

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Rail workers critical of plans for face mask volunteers

5 Jun 2020

Government plans to recruit volunteers who will monitor and guide rail passengers at stations have run into strong criticism from...

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Former Jamie’s Italian staff win pay out after redundancy consultation failure

4 Jun 2020

More than 60 former employees of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant group, which went into administration last year, have been...

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Black Lives Matter: Employers urged to take a stand against racism

3 Jun 2020

HR professionals are being advised to “check in” with their employees and do their best to accommodate annual leave requests...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: entry deadline extension available

29 May 2020

With just one week left until the original deadline, we announce that organisations can apply for a two-week extension to...

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From ‘forgotten’ to ‘key’ workers: protecting the precariously employed

29 May 2020

While the Covid-19 crisis is a worrying and uncertain time for all of us, it brings into sharp focus some...

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Nissan plant in Barcelona to close as Sunderland stays safe

29 May 2020

Hundreds of Spanish Nissan workers have burnt tyres outside a factory that the Japanese car maker has announced is to...

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Investigations and Covid-19: employers need a pandemic-proof toolkit

27 May 2020

Employers are turning their attention to a host of novel HR issues coming over the horizon.

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