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Adam McCulloch is a freelance writer and editor.

Government must act to prevent mass youth unemployment

3 Jul 2020

Measures need to be urgently implemented to avoid mass youth unemployment, and should include employers being incentivised...

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Bias behind failure to select women for FTSE boards revealed

3 Jul 2020

Flawed selection procedures and entrenched bias are combining to minimise the numbers of women on FTSE company boards...

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Owner of Café Rouge and Bella Italia enters administration

3 Jul 2020

91 Casual Dining Group-owned outlets are closing down, at a cost of 1,900 jobs.

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Doubts over 1,200 jobs as burger chain faces sell off

29 Jun 2020

Pre-pack administration, where individual assets are sold off, is thought to be the way forward for chain.

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HR priorities switch as pandemic heralds a new future

25 Jun 2020

The advent of Covid-19 has seen a major switch in HR priorities, a new survey has found, with the ‘future...

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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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Movers and shakers: HR appointments – Travis Perkins appoints new HRD

23 Jun 2020

Despite the Covid-19 crisis there have been some notable moves within the HR community over the past few months. Personnel...

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Employers rush to stem Covid-19 outbreaks at meat plants

22 Jun 2020

Outbreaks of Covid-19 at meat processing plants in Europe and US raise issues over migrant labour and social distancing.

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Hiking and camping chain to enter administration

22 Jun 2020

The futures of around 2,400 jobs and 67 stores are in doubt as Go Outdoors, owned by JD Sports, files a notice of intention.

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Racism in the workplace: new survey shows only slow progress

18 Jun 2020

Black workers reveal experiences of racism in careers while an in-depth study of census figures underlines how ethnic inequalities persist.

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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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Delivery firm DPD and B&Q owner to hire thousands of new staff

18 Jun 2020

Demand at DIY stores and for online shopping drives surge in demand for staff but doubts persist over the sustainability of the trends.

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Travis Perkins to shed nearly 10% of workforce

15 Jun 2020

About 2,500 jobs to go at leading builders' merchant as low demand forecasts bite.

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Worker awarded compensation after missed antenatal check-up

15 Jun 2020

IT finance analyst is awarded £4,000 in a case involving attitudes to sickness, workloads, mental health and pregnancy.

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Boris Johnson promises commission on race inequality

15 Jun 2020

The prime minister's promise of a commission ignores measures awaiting to be implemented, says Labour, such as those in the McGregor workplace inequality report.

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