Employee relations

Furlough: what the updated guidance clarifies, and what it doesn’t

Employers may still have questions even after Rishi Sunak's clarification of the system's details.

Job postings fall by two thirds in some sectors

6 Apr 2020

Employee reviews reveal that most workers are unhappy with their employer's response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Agency staff gain new rights under the Good Work Plan

6 Apr 2020

Swedish derogation contracts finally become unlawful from today, as REC calls for coronavirus clarification for agency staff.

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 open for entries

1 Apr 2020

Entries have opened for the 2020 Personnel Today Awards, recognising the HR professionals, teams and suppliers that have delivered outstanding...

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Handling an acquisition during the coronavirus crisis

26 Mar 2020

The current circumstances, driven by Covid-19, are challenging for any organisation. But how do you cope if you’re in the...

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BA pilots face unpaid leave as easyJet seeks contract changes

20 Mar 2020

Airlines manoeuvre to slash employee costs in response to coronavirus.

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Coronavirus: What employers need to know (webinar)

19 Mar 2020

ON-DEMAND | As the true impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic becomes apparent, employers are facing...

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Practical ways to deal with coronavirus disruption

16 Mar 2020

Last week’s Budget saw the introduction of a number of measures to support businesses and individuals during the coronavirus crisis....

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Staff face ‘temporary’ redundancies and reduced hours

13 Mar 2020

Airlines and manufacturers are having to lay-off staff but how easy is this, particularly as different rules and agreements govern relationships with employees in different countries.

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Employees on boards do not restrict CEO pay

11 Mar 2020

Having an employee representative on the board does not necessarily mean that a CEO’s pay will be reduced, according to...

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Coronavirus: Union warns against relaxing drivers’ hours rules

10 Mar 2020

Trade union Unite has warned against extending the amount of time drivers can operate their lorries, saying that while its...

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Government seeks HR lead for special advisers

24 Feb 2020

The Cabinet Office is recruiting an HR policy lead for special advisers following reports of friction between Downing Street and...

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University staff begin 14-day strike in long-running pay and pensions dispute

20 Feb 2020

Staff at 74 universities have begun 14 days of strikes, the latest wave of industrial action over changes to pensions...

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Acas publishes coronavirus advice for employers

19 Feb 2020

Acas has published advice for employers on dealing with the new coronavirus outbreak, including how to handle employees who have...

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Supreme Court to hear ‘unlawful inducements’ appeal

17 Feb 2020

The Supreme Court will consider whether an automotive parts firm made “unlawful inducements” when it bypassed a trade union and...

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