Adam McCulloch

About Adam McCulloch

Adam McCulloch is a freelance writer and editor.
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Prison officer was unfairly dismissed after revealing sexuality

15 Feb 2019

A prison officer who was subject to verbal and physical abuse over his sexual orientation was unfairly dismissed, an employment...

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Brexit: EU settlement scheme details cause consternation

12 Feb 2019

Updated EU Settlement Scheme details have been criticised as onerous and clumsy by both immigration law specialists and workers in...

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Bosses who mishandle workers’ pensions could face jail

11 Feb 2019

Company directors who handle employees’ pension funds with a devil-may-care attitude could face up to seven years in prison or...

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Recruitment sector deals on the rise as Brexit looms

8 Feb 2019

High levels of employment and a strong interest from overseas investors driven by the fall in sterling’s value is contributing to a continuing boom in the UK’s recruitment sector.

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88-year-old woman wins age discrimination case at tribunal

8 Feb 2019

An employment tribunal ruled this week that the dismissal of an 88-year-old medical secretary was unfair, and “tainted by discrimination”....

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Remuneration committees are key to restraining executive pay

7 Feb 2019

The key to curbing soaring pay among senior executives is to ensure HR is properly represented on remuneration committees.
An...

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HMRC shown red card as football club wins minimum wage case

7 Feb 2019

An employment appeal tribunal has found that Middlesbrough FC did not breach minimum wage legislation after deducting the costs of...

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Tech sector has most ‘hard-to-fill’ jobs

5 Feb 2019

Six of the 10 jobs with the highest proportion of hard-to-fill vacancies are in the tech and systems sector.
An...

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‘Ee-bah-gum’: accent bias still afflicts UK

4 Feb 2019

Pronounced regional accents can be a barrier to career progress and social mobility, as they are perceived negatively by some...

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Steep decline in race discrimination tribunal awards

4 Feb 2019

The average compensation awarded in workplace race discrimination cases fell by 14% over the past year, but the number of...

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Jobs under threat as market woes strike NPower and Oddbins

1 Feb 2019

Energy giant Npower, one of the UK’s six largest energy providers, has announced plans to cut 900 jobs.
The Swindon-based...

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Third of UK companies considering Brexit move abroad

1 Feb 2019

A third of UK companies are looking to relocate abroad because of fears over Brexit.
An Institute of Directors (IoD)...

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Danish study shows positive impact of gender pay gap reporting

29 Jan 2019

Gender pay gap reporting can help to close the gender pay gap by encouraging organisations to hire more women and...

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Tesco ends speculation and announces job cuts of 4,500-plus

28 Jan 2019

Tesco has announced changes that will impact 9,000 staff, as it continues its “turnaround” strategy to reduce costs in response...

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Men are the winners in UAE gender balance awards

28 Jan 2019

The United Arab Emirates Gender Balance Index award winners have been announced – and they are all men, despite an...

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