Returnships

The Virgin Money team receives its Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) Award at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Virgin Money strikes right balance for Diversity & Inclusion (Private Sector) Award win

With its sixth Personnel Today Awards win in seven years, Virgin Money again wowed the judges; this time with its...

Government reveals fund to help vulnerable women return to work

21 Nov 2018

The Government Equalities Office is to shift its focus to helping women who are economically inactive or are in low-paid...

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Building the business case for returnships

21 Nov 2018

Returnships are high on the corporate agenda as employers seek experienced talent and boost diversity. Emma Page looks at the...

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Gender pay gap: PwC bans male-only candidate shortlists

4 Jun 2018

Accountancy giant PwC will no longer allow shortlists of candidates for any jobs in the UK that consist only of...

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Part-time work in senior roles on the rise, according to Timewise

26 Feb 2018

A quarter of workers would rather work part time, for less money, if they knew it would have no impact...

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Parents reveal struggle to balance work and home life

19 Jan 2018

Almost one in five (18%) working parents have deliberately slowed down their career progression as they have struggled to balance...

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Civil service departments reveal gender pay gap

19 Dec 2017

A number of civil service departments have published their gender pay gaps today, with the Department for Transport recording the...

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The Enfield council team receives their prize from Sue Perkins at the Personnel Today Awards 2017.

London Borough of Enfield scoops Award for Innovation in Recruitment

22 Nov 2017

As a public sector organisation competing for skills with private companies, the London Borough of Enfield’s success in finding innovative...

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Balancing work and life: Why flexibility is a two-way street

7 Sep 2017

Even fast-growing companies need to keep an eye on retaining talented employees as their work and home responsibilities change. This...

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Minister for Women Anne Milton on why returnships matter

28 Aug 2017

As the Government announces four new returnship programmes for the public sector and launches a consultation on how to support...

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Conservatives outline commitments on workers’ rights

15 May 2017

Workers will be able to take up to one year’s leave to care for an elderly relative under wide-ranging plans...

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Gender pay gap reporting: 5 April marks first snapshot date

5 Apr 2017

Today is the first “snapshot” date that large employers must use to report their gender pay gap.
Private- and voluntary-sector...

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Spring Budget 2017: T-Levels and taxes on self-employed

8 Mar 2017

Philip Hammond used today’s Spring Budget to launch a series of measures aimed at boosting technical skills and productivity and...

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Four key actions to tackle a gender pay gap

14 Feb 2017

New rules on gender pay gap reporting simply compel employers to publish details of their pay gap on an annual...

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O2’s head of HR: Equality initiatives cannot exist in a vacuum

11 Jan 2017

Statistics continue to show a dearth of women in senior positions at top companies. Government needs to work with business...

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