Employment law

Volvo unveils global paid parental leave policy

1 Apr 2021

Volvo Cars has today announced the global roll-out of its brand new ‘Family Bond’ paid parental leave policy after a...

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Bank holidays: six things employers need to know

1 Apr 2021

Updated guidance in light of how employers should handle bank holidays for furloughed staff, and an additional public holiday in 2022 for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

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Google plans return to office from September

1 Apr 2021

Google has announced it is aiming to get more employees back into its offices from September.

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CPD: supporting transgender people in work

1 Apr 2021

In the second article in her two-part series, Dawn Wyvern looks at practical ways employers, with the help of occupational...

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Personnel Today Awards 2021 opens for entries

31 Mar 2021

HR and L&D teams wishing to celebrate the successes of the past year can begin their journey towards receiving the recognition they deserve from today.

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Security manager told to ‘grow up’ during cancer treatment

31 Mar 2021

An employment tribunal in Birmingham ruled that Steve Pointon was subject to disability discrimination and constructive dismissal.

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Risks HR must consider when employees work from abroad

31 Mar 2021

HR needs to stay on top of the risks that come attached to employees choosing to work from ‘home’ from beyond the UK. Nick Hine explains why.

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PwC announces post-Covid hybrid working strategy

31 Mar 2021

Consulting firm PwC has launched a post-Covid working strategy that includes a Friday lunchtime finish during the summer months.

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How to be a great employer in challenging times (webinar)

30 Mar 2021

ON-DEMAND | Sinead Sharpe and Ben Thompson join Rob Moss to look at how positive workplace culture can effect change.

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Goldman Sachs managers sent junior employees food hampers

30 Mar 2021

Fruit and snack hampers were not a company policy but were paid for by managers themselves.

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EY drops appeal against whistleblower judgment

30 Mar 2021

EY has dropped its appeal against a judgment ordering it to pay $10.8m to a whistleblower who raised money laundering concerns.

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Can you afford to make staff redundant?

30 Mar 2021

Faced with financial pressures, reducing headcount seems the logical next step. But redundancy carries its own direct and hidden costs, and there are alternatives …

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Call centre denies webcam monitoring claims

29 Mar 2021

A major call centre company has refuted claims that specialist webcams will be fitted to check up on employees while...

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Supreme Court: Asda shop floor staff can be compared to warehouse workers

26 Mar 2021

The roles of shop floor workers and warehouse staff at Asda can be compared for the purposes of assessing equal pay.

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February saw 26,600 jobs put at risk

26 Mar 2021

Stable level of redundancies but numbers on furlough soar in January and February.

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