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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.

BA tries to halt industrial action with High Court injunction

23 Jul 2019

British Airways is seeking an injunction to stop pilots launching strike action over pay...

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Acas: Demand for early conciliation goes up by a fifth

22 Jul 2019

Demand for early conciliation services has risen by 21% compared with last year, according to the latest annual report from...

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Disability benefit extended after Supreme Court ruling on mental health

22 Jul 2019

A landmark Supreme Court judgment could mean that people who find social situations debilitating will now be eligible to claim...

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Paid leave proposed for parents of premature babies

19 Jul 2019

Parents of premature babies could be entitled to one week of paid leave for every week their baby is in hospital.

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Landmark pensions ruling opens doors for other public sector claims

17 Jul 2019

A woman has won the right to access her late partner’s military pension in a landmark Court of Appeal ruling....

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How employees are using social activism to make their voices heard

16 Jul 2019

With traditional union membership in decline, employees are finding new ways to voice their opposition to corporate decisions, as shown...

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Government promises better wellbeing support for frontline police officers

10 Jul 2019

The government has announced plans to improve wellbeing for frontline police.

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More than half of employers will be worse off under proposed immigration rules

9 Jul 2019

More than half of UK employers with staff from outside the UK will be negatively...

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Women’s World Cup: fans and players call for equal pay

8 Jul 2019

The crowd at this weekend’s Fifa Women’ World Cup final were heard to chant “equal pay” as the US team...

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Deutsche Bank to cut 18,000 jobs in reorganisation

8 Jul 2019

Deutsche Bank has announced it will cut 18,000 jobs over the next three years as part of a major reorganisation....

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Supreme Court overturns long-held principle on non-compete clauses

3 Jul 2019

The Supreme Court hands down a decision that overturns a century-old principle on employee competition clauses.

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Think tank urges retraining pledge as automation transforms communities

3 Jul 2019

A report from right-leaning think tank Onward has urged the next prime minister to introduce a retraining tax credit to...

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When does keeping tabs on working time overstep the line?

2 Jul 2019

A recent ECJ case means employers will need to more closely track employee time at work. But when does concern over employees' wellbeing turn into spying on them?

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Manufacturing sector could lose 20m jobs to automation

26 Jun 2019

Up to 20 million jobs in manufacturing could be replaced by robots by 2030, with each new robot taking over...

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Employees struggle to find L&D opportunities effective, report finds

26 Jun 2019

Only 13% of employees believe the learning opportunities they’ve been given over the past year have been very effective.

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