Jo Faragher

About Jo Faragher

Jo Faragher has been a business journalist for 15 years, working in commissioning editor and editor roles for the past 10. A regular contributor to Personnel Today, she has also written features for the Financial Times, and supplements for The Times and The Guardian.

Executive pay ratio reporting: Six issues for employers to consider now

18 Jul 2018

New legislation will require UK quoted companies with more than 250 employees to publish the pay ratio between their CEO...

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Fall in EU worker migration ‘bad news for employers’

16 Jul 2018

The CIPD has warned that today’s falling migration figures will further hamper employers’ ability to recruit EU workers.

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Government confirms end to freedom of movement: with potential exceptions

12 Jul 2018

Completely free movement of people will end as the UK leaves the EU, a government white paper has confirmed today....

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Uber’s head of HR Liane Hornsey resigns after discrimination probe

11 Jul 2018

Uber’s chief people officer has resigned following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination at the firm....

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UK employers outshine global competitors in gender pay equality

11 Jul 2018

Almost six in 10 UK employers are taking action to address their gender pay gap in response to the new...

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Legal and consulting firms dominate top employers for social mobility

11 Jul 2018

Consulting and professional services company KPMG has topped a list of 50 UK employers to have taken action on social...

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Aldi and Lidl employees “coming home” if England make the final

10 Jul 2018

Budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl are hoping they haven’t scored an own goal by allowing employees to leave early this...

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Hiring slows slightly as employers struggle to find candidates

6 Jul 2018

Growth in hiring slowed while salaries continued to rise during June, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

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One in six employers may have misreported gender pay gap

4 Jul 2018

As many as one in six organisations have reported their gender pay gap incorrectly, according to independent data analysis.
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Three-quarters of HR leaders want more help in hiring for cultural fit

4 Jul 2018

Almost all HR leaders feel cultural fit is crucial when hiring, yet only 11% are satisfied with how they achieve...

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How to grow leaders fast without risking burnout

2 Jul 2018

Faced with growing uncertainty and rapid change, organisations need to develop leadership capabilities at speed. But that does not come...

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HR must do more to match employees’ expectations of AI, finds Oracle

28 Jun 2018

There is a huge gulf between how people use artificial intelligence (AI) at home and at work, according to a...

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Hampton-Alexander: Boards need to speed up to meet gender target

27 Jun 2018

A quarter of FTSE 350 board positions are now held by women, according to the latest figures compiled as part...

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National living wage rises will hit head office, not shop floor

27 Jun 2018

Rises in the national living wage will cause job losses at retail head offices, rather than in customer-facing roles, a...

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Hermes drivers ruled as workers, not self-employed

25 Jun 2018

An employment tribunal has ruled that a group of Hermes couriers are workers, rather than self-employed.

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