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Whistleblowing culture ‘firmly entrenched’ in the UK

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.

Delta Airlines under fire over anti-union poster

10 May 2019

American airline Delta, which operates 13 daily flights from the UK, has been heavily criticised in the US over posters encouraging workers not to spend money on union membership.

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‘Extend whistleblowing protections in line with new EU law’

16 Apr 2019

The government is being urged to adopt new EU whistleblowing legislation, to avoid the risk of UK whistleblowers being left behind.

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Better working conditions needed to improve chef retention

3 Apr 2019

Chef training and working conditions need to be reformed to help restaurants retain the estimated 10% of chefs that leave...

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Germany lags behind as gender pay gap narrows

27 Mar 2019

The UK’s slight gender pay gap narrowing means it is in step with other economically similar nations. But Germany has...

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Men’s parental leave is key to women’s progression

8 Mar 2019

On International Women’s Day, Lauren Touré looks at how encouraging men to share parental responsibilities can have a profound effect on female career progression.

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New EU employment law to be reviewed by Parliament post-Brexit

6 Mar 2019

Theresa May will today unveil how the UK government will handle emerging EU laws concerning workers’ rights after Brexit.
The...

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Freelancer platforms add to global work insecurity

1 Mar 2019

The hiring of workers anywhere in the world through global freelancer platforms means that limiting immigration will not necessarily protect...

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Walmart staff file gender discrimination case

18 Feb 2019

Almost 100 women in the US have filed a gender discrimination claim against retail giant Walmart, alleging they have been...

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New tech threatens global labour market improvements

15 Feb 2019

Emerging tech-driven business models are partly to blame for millions of people worldwide being forced to accept inadequate working conditions, according to research.

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Businesses ‘hung out to dry’ without no-deal Brexit answers

13 Feb 2019

With 44 days to go until the UK leaves the EU, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has published a...

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Brexit: EU settlement scheme details cause consternation

12 Feb 2019

Updated EU Settlement Scheme details have been criticised as onerous and clumsy by both immigration law specialists and workers in...

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Tailoring learning for a global audience reaps rewards

12 Feb 2019

Most organisations have embraced e-learning, but supporting employees in multiple languages can be a challenge. Julie Giguere explains how getting...

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Third of UK companies considering Brexit move abroad

1 Feb 2019

A third of UK companies are looking to relocate abroad because of fears over Brexit.
An Institute of Directors (IoD)...

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Danish study shows positive impact of gender pay gap reporting

29 Jan 2019

Gender pay gap reporting can help to close the gender pay gap by encouraging organisations to hire more women and...

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