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Adam McCulloch is a freelance writer and editor.
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‘Give women a fair chance to lead’ urge psychology experts

18 Apr 2019

The low number of women in senior positions in organisations could be down to a lack of understanding of leadership...

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‘Extend whistleblowing protections in line with new EU law’

16 Apr 2019

The government is being urged to adopt new EU whistleblowing legislation, to avoid the risk of UK whistleblowers being left behind.

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Government hails increase in disabled people in work

15 Apr 2019

There are 930,000 more disabled people in work today than in 2013, according to new Department for Work and Pensions figures, an increase of an average of 500 more people per day.

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City firm IMF settles sexual harassment case

15 Apr 2019

Nathalie Abildgaard who took on her former employer over sexual harassment has been paid £270,000 ($492,000) by the City firm, which opted to settle just prior to a further legal hearing.

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Huge pay rise for Centrica chief executive

8 Apr 2019

The chief executive of Centrica, Iain Conn, gained a 44% rise in his salary last year, taking his pay to £2.42m.

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The 2018 gender pay gap: grounds for optimism?

5 Apr 2019

There may not have been a dramatic change in the gender pay gap, but HR, analytics and reward specialists are far from gloomy about what the latest crop of reports reveals

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Risk of errors high in UK gender pay gap reporting

5 Apr 2019

New research has cast doubt on the accuracy of about 15% of the gender pay gap information being collected by organisations. The failure to provide links to company reports has also been flagged.

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Unpaid hours and presenteeism blight UK workforce

5 Apr 2019

UK employees work an average of 6.3 hours per week without pay, a new report has found, just as employers must start adding more information about time worked to payslips.

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How progressive firms look to beat the skills gap

4 Apr 2019

Fluid work practices, flexibility and agile reward schemes are the chosen route to beating the skills gap for a growing number of forward-looking businesses, according to a new study.

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Few businesses find tech investment improves learning outcomes

3 Apr 2019

The growing use of AI in learning and development has not resulted in significant improvements in people's productivity and work quality according to new research.

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A Great British success story: the national minimum wage

1 Apr 2019

Last October, chancellor Philip Hammond, trumpeting the end of austerity in his Budget address, told MPs that the national living...

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Germany lags behind as gender pay gap narrows

27 Mar 2019

The UK’s slight gender pay gap narrowing means it is in step with other economically similar nations. But Germany has...

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Over a third of gender pay gap could be down to bias

27 Mar 2019

More than a third of the overall gender pay gap in the UK could be the result of discrimination and negotiation differences between men and women.

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The gender pay gap may be narrowing, but why?

20 Mar 2019

With the gender pay gap reporting deadline imminent, Personnel Today analysis finds that early results point to a narrowing of...

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‘Business lacks transparency over parental support’

18 Mar 2019

LinkedIn has claimed to have revealed evidence of a “disconnect” between employers and employees over the issue of flexible work, as most working parents feel their employers are not fully open about their parental policies. 

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