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

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.

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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Men are the winners in UAE gender balance awards

28 Jan 2019

The United Arab Emirates Gender Balance Index award winners have been announced – and they are all men, despite an...

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Tower Bridge. Commuters on London Bridge

Employment study debunks migrant worker myth

14 Jan 2019

Immigrants have been among the main beneficiaries of the employment boom but not at the expense of workers born in...

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Ireland on track to end zero-hour contracts

14 Dec 2018

The Irish government has said it will end most zero-hour contracts in the country by summer as its Employment (Miscellaneous...

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Visa applications for non-EU nationals: What HR needs to know

3 Dec 2018

As HR professionals try to grapple with the settled status pilot scheme for EU permanent residence applications, there is now...

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Ryanair sacks stranded cabin crew for ‘breach of trust’

7 Nov 2018

Six Ryanair cabin crew were dismissed by the airline this week for “breach of trust” after a photograph was circulated...

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