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Real pay growth in Europe lagging far behind Asia

Real salary growth across Europe is expected to slow in 2020, with wage increases lagging far behind pay awards seen...

Remote workers ‘should spend at least two days in office’

11 Nov 2019

A study finds that while remote working is linked to positive wellbeing, it has little effect on stress and productivity.

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CIPD Annual Conference: “Good work is about fairness and transparency”

6 Nov 2019

HR has a crucial role in promoting responsible and transparent leadership...

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Two-thirds don’t want to talk about money issues at work

6 Nov 2019

Business for the Community research finds a fifth of staff are struggling to make ends meet.

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Amazon opens its doors to public scrutiny

1 Nov 2019

EXCLUSIVE | To improve perceptions of its warehouses' working environment, the online giant is inviting the public in to show what conditions are really like.

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FTSE 100 firm faces landmark modern slavery legal challenge

1 Nov 2019

Legal challenge on child labour used on farms in Malawi hangs over British American Tobacco.

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Gig workers should be able to form unions, says EU commissioner

25 Oct 2019

The European Union’s competition commissioner has said that gig workers should be able to “team up” to form unions.

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UNLEASH 2019: HR’s role will involve continuous learning and collaboration

24 Oct 2019

HR’s future role will involve creating a culture of continuous learning and cross-functional collaboration, UNLEASH delegates are told.

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UNLEASH 2019: Digital transformation is ‘not about automation’

23 Oct 2019

Digital transformation involves a complete rethink of the way an organisation operates and is not simply about technology, PepsiCo’s former...

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Global mobility and HR summit comes to London

23 Oct 2019

London hosts the Forum for Expatriate Management’s 2019 Global Mobility Summit next month with Brexit and immigration high on the...

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How to manage employees with ‘side hustles’

22 Oct 2019

More and more people are taking on “side hustles” in addition to their main job. But while supporting side hustles...

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Blanket out-of-hours email bans do more harm than good

18 Oct 2019

Banning staff from accessing emails outside office hours could harm their wellbeing rather than improve work-life balance, a study from...

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HR policy and performance improvement: are systems to blame?

18 Oct 2019

Are people to blame for poor performance or is it more often the system that employs them? Occupational psychologist John...

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‘Conclusive link’ between happiness and productivity

17 Oct 2019

It has long been suggested that happy workers are more productive, but now research from the University of Oxford has...

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Retraining service expanded into new regions

16 Oct 2019

The government has expanded access to its Get Help to Retrain service, which is designed to support the reskilling of...

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