HR practice

Brexit: steady flow of finance jobs to EU continues

Dublin and Luxembourg the most popular EU destinations for staff relocations and new hubs, followed by Frankfurt.

Enterprise Nation: Emma Jones talks to Oven-Ready HR

1 Mar 2021

As the captain of Enterprise Nation – a vibrant community of small businesses and business advisers – Emma Jones CBE...

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Performance: Why ‘rank and yank’ fell out of favour

26 Feb 2021

KPMG has been using a ‘set distribution’ or ranking approach to assessing employees’ performance. Like annual appraisals, this strategy has fallen out of favour in recent years, but why? 

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Staff put in seven unpaid hours a week during pandemic

26 Feb 2021

The average employee worked 7.7 hours of unpaid overtime each week in 2020 and lost out on £7,000 in wages.

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Learning to work beyond Covid may bring multiple OH challenges

25 Feb 2021

As the UK economy and society cautiously unlocks between now and the summer, managing ‘return to work’ will need to...

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Goldman Sachs CEO pushes for return to the office

25 Feb 2021

Remote working is an ‘aberration’, according to Goldman Sachs boss David Solomon, and needed correcting in order to safeguard collaboration.

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Eight-fold increase in leave requests after roadmap announcement

24 Feb 2021

The announcement about lockdown easing plans prompted a boom in annual leave requests.

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HR pay rises less than the national average

24 Feb 2021

Research by Reed has found pay rises for HR professionals were less than those enjoyed by the rest of the workforce.

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Nurse who blew whistle on race-based shift allocation wins £26k compensation

23 Feb 2021

A paediatric nurse who alleged racial discrimination and was banned from booking shifts as a result has been awarded £26,000 in compensation.

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Unemployment may be ‘close to peak’, says CIPD

22 Feb 2021

More than half of employers plan to hire new staff over the next three months, according to the latest Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD.

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Is it enough to be Covid-secure?

22 Feb 2021

With restrictions possibly being reduced in the weeks and months to come, employers are turning their thoughts again to how...

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How technology can help as businesses face the offboarding challenge

22 Feb 2021

Digital tools can play in ensuring the ‘offboarding’ experience is well organised and communicated, writes Duncan Casemore.

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Ireland appeal court judgment restricts use of injunctions in dismissals

19 Feb 2021

The country's Court of Appeal's judgment restricts the circumstances under which an injunction against dismissal can be granted to an employee.

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Brexit: Which EU employment rules could be up for review?

17 Feb 2021

Although the government's review of employment rights has been shelved, which laws could it seek to amend in theory?

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India deal could see more migrant workers enter UK

16 Feb 2021

New trade agreement with India could see more workers from India enter the UK once Covid recedes.

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