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France faces tough battle over pension reform

Paris has been crippled by public transport strikes today in response to moves by the French government to implement pension reform.

Banks need to transfer more staff to EU for no-deal Brexit

15 Aug 2019

Banks need to “step up” their plans for the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the European Central Bank...

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1.2 million jobs to be lost in Europe with no-deal Brexit

6 Aug 2019

If the UK were to leave the EU without an agreement 1.2 million jobs across the Continent would be be...

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Five paradoxes of global remote working

1 Aug 2019

As workforces become more dispersed and global, it’s easy to assume employees can manage on their own and take charge...

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Burger King’s beard ban violated workers’ rights, Catalan authorities rule

31 Jul 2019

Burger King’s policy banning staff from having beards, moustaches and stubble violated employees’ rights under Spanish law, authorities in Catalonia...

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EU must better prepare for impact of no-deal Brexit on UK citizens

29 Jul 2019

The European Union needs to ramp up its contingency planning for the effect a no-deal Brexit could have on UK...

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Johnson hints at Australian-style immigration system

26 Jul 2019

New prime minister Boris Johnson has indicated he may introduce an Australian-style points system for skilled overseas workers after Brexit....

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Telecoms giant awaits verdict on top executives in staff suicides case

12 Jul 2019

A trial of senior executives could lead to jail sentences over a wave of suicides as employees suffered appalling levels of workplace stress

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International expansion: three HR essentials that get overlooked

27 Jun 2019

With Brexit encouraging a growing number of organisations to establish themselves abroad, Ben Wright explores three people management challenges that...

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EU settled status: how employers can help their European staff

20 Jun 2019

Last week Personnel Today ran an opinion piece which criticised the EU Settlement Scheme, the process that EU, EEA or...

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EU settled status scheme looks far from settled

11 Jun 2019

Home Office cannot afford to ignore the lessons of the Windrush scandal and suffer the resulting reputational damage.

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US study finds men fearing contact with women at work

10 Jun 2019

Male managers may be restricting their work with female colleagues, according to US research.

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JPMorgan Chase settles US paternity leave case for $5m

31 May 2019

JPMorgan Chase will pay $5m to settle a discrimination claim filed by a male employee in the US

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Immigration rules on same-sex partners remain tough

24 May 2019

Only a third of countries allow same-sex spouses to qualify as dependents on immigration applications, while just 30% allow same-sex partners this qualification.

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Whistleblowing culture ‘firmly entrenched’ in the UK

16 May 2019

Although 35% of UK businesses have no system in place for whistleblowing, a comparison with other economically similar nations in Europe shows that the UK is ahead of the curve.

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