Adam McCulloch

About Adam McCulloch

Adam McCulloch is a freelance writer and editor.

Swedish woman compensated after job interview handshake refusal

17 Aug 2018

A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview with a translation company was swiftly ended when she...

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Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

17 Aug 2018

Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a...

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Business must improve support for over-50s workforce, finds study

13 Aug 2018

More than half of over-50s feel unsupported at work although millions of employees are planning to work longer than they...

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How smartphones can land employers in the dock

13 Aug 2018

Smartphones are encouraging employees to exceed the number of hours they are contracted to work, which in some cases could...

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High number of non-disclosure agreements signed by TfL leavers

6 Aug 2018

More than 800 employees who left Transport for London in 2017-18 signed non-disclosure agreements, it has emerged, sparking sharp criticism

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House of Fraser rescue deal collapses with 17,000 jobs at stake

3 Aug 2018

A deal that would have saved 28 of 59 House of Fraser stores has broken down as investor pulls out...

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Top law firm points to lack of clarity over including partners in gender pay sums

3 Aug 2018

Leading UK-headquartered law firm Allen & Overy (A&O) has come under fire from MPs for failing to include £1.5m of...

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People who move between jobs benefit from higher pay

2 Aug 2018

Research published by think-tank the Resolution Foundation has suggested that although pay growth remains weak in the UK, those who do not stay long with one employer can increase their income substantially

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Action to alleviate rail chaos under way as commuter stress levels soar

30 Jul 2018

Northern rail has today reinstated 75% of the routes it had scrapped in the wake of botched timetable changes as,...

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Samuel Smith brewery fined over failure to report to Pensions Regulator

30 Jul 2018

Brewery Samuel Smith and its chairman, 73-year-old Humphrey Smith, have been fined nearly £28,000 after admitting failure to supply information...

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Retail sector employee levels set to stagnate further

27 Jul 2018

Nearly a fifth of retailers are preparing to shed employees, and more than half do not expect staffing levels to...

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More than a million employees not taking holiday at risk of burnout

27 Jul 2018

One in 12 workers are not receiving their full holiday entitlement, according to the TUC.
The trade union body’s analysis...

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Concerns grow over cyber security skills gap

24 Jul 2018

Last week in parliament, MPs and peers accused the government of lacking urgency in its work to tackle the shortage...

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Women facing routine workplace bias; warning issued on rights after Brexit

23 Jul 2018

Survey figures released last week indicate that women are routinely discriminated against at small and medium-sized businesses in the UK...

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Age discrimination still rife as businesses fail to plan for ageing workforce

17 Jul 2018

Organisations in the UK are ignoring issues caused by the growing...

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