HR practice

Saying goodbye to outdated shift scheduling will avoid NHS burnout

Another pandemic could be about to hit the NHS – staff burnout. Dr Anas Nader explains how embracing flexible working...

Two thirds of furloughed workers to return by September

2 Jul 2020

Two out of three people currently furloughed through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme could be back at work by the...

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IR35 changes will go ahead in April 2021

2 Jul 2020

The changes to off-payroll working rules in the private sector, known as IR35, will go ahead in April 2021 after...

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How new job titles reveal radical shift in wellbeing thinking

29 Jun 2020

The rise of new job roles is an indicator of the rapid transformations that businesses are undergoing as they adapt to a future with coronavirus.

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Data detectives and home working facilitators among future HR roles

29 Jun 2020

HR data detective, work-from-home facilitator and algorithm bias auditor are among some of the new HR roles that are expected...

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Strengthen whistleblowing regulations for the third sector, urges charity

26 Jun 2020

Staff should raise concerns without fear of repercussions, says Protect.

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Financial whistleblower wins £75k payout in sex discrimination case

25 Jun 2020

Female compliance worker been subjected to sex discrimination after raising concerns about potential financial malpractice.

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Pandemic risk poses major questions of commercial property market

25 Jun 2020

Demand for office space in skyscrapers plummets as crowded lifts consigned to the past.

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Government publishes guide on safety for businesses due to re-open

24 Jun 2020

The government has published guidance on how businesses can safely re-open after announcing that a further easing of the coronavirus...

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How working from home is levelling the playing field

22 Jun 2020

Home working and the absence of 'office power' has led to major cultural shifts that will benefit the goals of diversity and inclusion.

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Third of employees asked to commit furlough fraud

18 Jun 2020

Research reveals staff subject to pay cuts while being asked to work while furloughed and people threatened with deportation unless they went along with fraud.

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Global mobility will return to ‘business as usual’ for many employers

17 Jun 2020

Almost half of employers plan a return to ‘business as usual’ when it comes to global mobility, according to a...

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Jaguar Land Rover cuts temporary staff

17 Jun 2020

Jaguar Land Rover is to cut the number of temporary workers it employs on its factory floors, putting up to...

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Please don’t Zoom me just because you’re bored

17 Jun 2020

We’ve all encountered them: the lengthy video meeting that appeared to have no purpose, or could have been condensed into...

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30-day window for firms to confess furlough fraud starts next month

15 Jun 2020

Employers that think they have abused the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will have a 30-day window in which to admit their mistakes.

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