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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.

Immigration rules on same-sex partners remain tough

24 May 2019

Only a third of countries allow same-sex spouses to qualify as dependents on immigration applications, while just 30% allow same-sex partners this qualification.

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A third of BAME employees asked to westernise their name

23 May 2019

Almost one in three ethnic minority employees have been asked to adopt a ‘Western’ work name by a manager –...

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Academic staff suffer ‘epidemic’ of poor mental health

23 May 2019

There is an “epidemic” of poor mental health among higher education staff, according to Freedom of Information requests gathered from...

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Employees keen to get to grips with future of work

23 May 2019

Companies need to do more to prepare employees for the future of work – but employees have a “keen sense...

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British Steel collapse puts thousands of jobs at risk

22 May 2019

British Steel is to go into administration, putting some 5,000 UK jobs at risk and endangering 20,000 roles in its...

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Charity workers’ mental health at risk

20 May 2019

Four out of five workers in the charity sector have suffered workplace stress in the past 12 months, and 42% felt their job was damaging their mental health.

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How to get on a HR headhunter’s radar

17 May 2019

A fast-moving environment means solid senior HR experience is in demand. If you’re looking for a career move, what’s the best way to stand out to headhunters?

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Fast-fashion retailer Boohoo rejects union discussions

17 May 2019

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has refused to allow trade union representatives to discuss recognition for employees, The Guardian has reported....

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Richer Sounds founder hands over stake in company to employees

15 May 2019

Staff at Richer Sounds will receive a £3.5m windfall after being given a 60% stake in the business.
Founder Julian...

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Amazon offers workers thousands to set up own delivery businesses

14 May 2019

Amazon is offering its employees thousands of pounds in funding to set up independent delivery businesses.
The company has said...

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Unemployment lowest since 1974 as candidate shortages bite

14 May 2019

The unemployment rate in Britain has fallen to the lowest rate since 1974, with just over a third of those...

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How to become an HR business partner

9 May 2019

As the popularity of the HR business partner role continues to grow, are candidates finding their current role working against...

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Social inequality ‘stagnant’ and could get worse

30 Apr 2019

Government departments should be “model employers” when it comes to promoting social mobility, according to a report from the Social...

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Good workforce planning can unlock AI’s potential, says CIPD

30 Apr 2019

Artificial intelligence has the potential to create better, more fulfilling jobs for employees if it is implemented properly, according to a new report by the CIPD and PA Consulting.

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Women postgraduates earn less than men with first degrees

26 Apr 2019

Women with master’s degrees in England earn less than their male peers who only have bachelor’s degrees, according to the latest data on graduate earnings...

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