Employee relations

Personnel Today turns 30: Highlights from our first issue

Did you work in human resources in the 1980s? Or perhaps you worked in personnel? We mark the 30th anniversary...

Amazon drivers’ false self-employment dispute settled

16 Jan 2018

A courier company that delivers parcels for Amazon has settled a dispute with drivers that the GMB union claimed were...

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How to engage everyone in your organisation

12 Jan 2018

PROMOTED| We want to help change the nature of the workplace, and how to deal with the challenges of communicating with people working in drastically different environments, or with very different needs and preferences...

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Business should put onus on employees’ financial wellbeing

5 Jan 2018

Employers should make their employees’ financial wellbeing a central part of their strategy, according to a report by Willis Towers...

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McDonald’s to increase pay following strike

4 Jan 2018

McDonald’s is to award a pay increase to its staff after they staged the first UK strike in the company’s...

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Thomas Cook case reveals what unions must tell employers about industrial action plans

3 Jan 2018

What does a union have to tell its members and the employer about planned industrial action? Nick Chronias explains.
When...

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What you might have missed: Christmas and New Year round-up

2 Jan 2018

The first day back at work for many is an inevitable struggle after a much-deserved break over Christmas. But what...

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Private sector strike days jump 80%

4 Dec 2017

The number of working days lost to strike action in the private sector has increased by 80% in a year,...

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Employees who are preoccupied with personal problems are not at their most productive[pic credot etc]

How communication can support better mental health at work

21 Nov 2017

Employers are arguably more open to mental health conversations than ever before, realising the benefits of supporting staff through stress...

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“Worker by default” status proposed in new gig economy Bill

20 Nov 2017

The Work and Pensions Committee and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee have produced a draft Bill designed to...

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Why employee happiness really matters, and how you can achieve it

13 Nov 2017

How much value should be placed on employees’ happiness and what impact does this really have on business success and...

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TUC calls for overhaul of minimum wage rates

8 Nov 2017

The TUC is calling on the Government to raise the national living wage to £10 “as quickly as possible” and...

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Closing a pension scheme to accrual: considerations for employers

24 Oct 2017

British Airways recently announced proposals to close its New Airways Pension Scheme (NAPS) due to a “significant and growing funding...

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Do traditional grievance procedures destroy relationships?

18 Oct 2017

HR professionals have relied on formal grievance procedures for years, but are they still fit for purpose? In an extract...

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Royal Mail wins injunction to stop 48-hour strike

13 Oct 2017

Royal Mail has won a High Court injunction preventing next week’s planned 48-hour strike by postal workers.
The proposed strike,...

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