Europe

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

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

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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Paris

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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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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Temple Bar district of Dublin

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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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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Greening city

City of London to boost allure for firms with large-scale green plan

5 Nov 2018

Workers and companies in the City of London are to benefit from plans to improve office space flexibility, air quality...

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Brexit transition period could be extended by ‘a matter of months’

18 Oct 2018

Theresa May has suggested that the transition period after Brexit could be extended by “a matter of months”.

Preparing for...

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Brexit work

Brexit: How can HR keep EU workers in the UK?

18 Sep 2018

As the Brexit negotiations approach their final months, Louise Haycock provides a pragmatic analysis of what employers can do to...

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Top 10 HR questions August 2018 – Brexit and executive pay ratios

4 Sep 2018

While progress has been made in some areas of the Brexit negotiations, including agreement on the rights of EU citizens...

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Swedish woman compensated after job interview handshake refusal

17 Aug 2018

A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview with a translation company was swiftly ended when she...

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Woman at home on smartphone anxious

How smartphones can land employers in the dock

13 Aug 2018

Smartphones are encouraging employees to exceed the number of hours they are contracted to work, which in some cases could...

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High number of non-disclosure agreements signed by TfL leavers

6 Aug 2018

More than 800 employees who left Transport for London in 2017-18 signed non-disclosure agreements, it has emerged, sparking sharp criticism

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