HR practice

IR35 changes have ‘seriously damaged’ the NHS

Changes to self-employment tax rules have “seriously damaged” the NHS and the public sector, according to research by the Association...

Violence against retail staff increases 25%

20 Jun 2018

Assaults on retail staff rose by a quarter last year, according to the Home Office, highlighting the need to better...

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Union wins go ahead for Deliveroo collective bargaining case

15 Jun 2018

A High Court judge today granted permission for Deliveroo couriers to challenge a previous ruling that they could not be...

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How to kick off the World Cup without an own goal

14 Jun 2018

With four weeks of World Cup football matches about to kick off, what do employers need to be wary of,...

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TfL tops league table of best organisations in UK for work-life balance

8 Jun 2018

London transport organisation TfL has a better “staff first” ethos than any other major business in the UK, according to...

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Amazon delivery firms in employment status fight

4 Jun 2018

The GMB has announced that it will take legal action against three Amazon delivery companies over their classification of drivers...

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Train disruption overcrowding

Rail staff face brunt of public anger over delays

1 Jun 2018

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) is calling on train operators’ management to “come out of...

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Most employers back idea for stable contract requests

1 Jun 2018

Two-thirds of employers back the introduction of a right for agency workers and zero-hours contract workers to request a stable...

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Top 10 HR questions May 2018: GDPR special category data

1 Jun 2018

Many HR professionals will have spent months preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now it is finally in...

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EU workers posted abroad to be entitled to local pay rates

30 May 2018

Workers posted to another EU country will be entitled to the same rate of pay and working conditions as their...

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Whistleblower allegedly tied to a chair after speaking out

25 May 2018

A whistleblower who complained of a misogynistic and racist culture at a Scottish government department has claimed that she was...

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Government dress code guidance dismissed as ‘Janet and John’

18 May 2018

The Government today issued guidance for employers on how they can ensure dress codes are not discriminatory. They do not...

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Five principles of high-performing teams

18 May 2018

In a volatile environment, organisations need teams that are engaged, productive and know what they’re working towards. How can we...

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World Cup 2018: Six goals for employers

16 May 2018

The 2018 World Cup in Russia sees 32 nations taking part in 63 matches from Thursday 14 June until Sunday...

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Get radical with engagement surveys to reap business benefits

15 May 2018

Traditional engagement surveys can give employers insight into workforce motivation, but do they provide a true picture of how employees...

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