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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.

Two-fifths of workers would fake a sick day

21 Nov 2019

Two in five adults would fake a ‘sickie’ if they wanted a day off work, according to a Com Res...

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Health leaders urge government not to increase immigration surcharge

20 Nov 2019

Leaders of the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Association have written a...

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Two-fifths of UK workers opt for flexible or temporary work

20 Nov 2019

Two-fifths of Britons have turned to agency work, contracting or freelancing during their careers, suggesting a continued shift away from...

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Parties to pledge support for employers at CBI

18 Nov 2019

Political party leaders will speak to the CBI later today at its annual conference as they try to persuade the...

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Top tips on creating an LGBT-inclusive workplace (webinar)

18 Nov 2019

Many employers are keen to create an LGBT-inclusive workplace and will have taken initial steps towards this, such as adopting...

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Eight in 10 want right to know male colleagues’ salaries

14 Nov 2019

Women should have the right to know if they’re being paid less than their male colleagues, according to research by...

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IR35 will lead to temp talent drain, survey claims

13 Nov 2019

Three-fifths of employers are concerned they will miss out on temporary talent when the IR35 off-payroll rules are extended to...

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Half of all FTSE 100 executive hires must be women to meet target

13 Nov 2019

One in every two FTSE 100 executive appointments over the next year will have to go to a woman if...

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Executives lose wrongful dismissal claim over WhatsApp porn

11 Nov 2019

Two men sacked after sharing offensive material on WhatsApp lose their £300,000 claim against their former employer for wrongful dismissal.

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How easy is it to implement a four-day week?

11 Nov 2019

If the four-day week is to be a realistic option for businesses, work needs to be done on how it can be made to suit companies of different sizes.

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Royal Mail seeks High Court injunction on Christmas strike action

8 Nov 2019

Royal Mail claims there were “potential irregularities” in the strike ballot.

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CIPD Annual Conference: “Good work is about fairness and transparency”

6 Nov 2019

HR has a crucial role in promoting responsible and transparent leadership...

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Two-thirds don’t want to talk about money issues at work

6 Nov 2019

Business for the Community research finds a fifth of staff are struggling to make ends meet.

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Union denies postal strikes will disrupt election

5 Nov 2019

The Communication Workers Union has denied that its proposed December strikes are politically motivated and designed to disrupt the forthcoming...

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The team from Let's Get Healthy collect their HR Supplier Partnership Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018

Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist: HR Supplier Partnership Award

30 Oct 2019

The 2019 Personnel Today Awards take place on the 19 November. In a series of articles profiling all our finalists,...

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