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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.

HMRC wins IR35 tribunal against three BBC presenters

19 Sep 2019

HMRC has won an IR35 tribunal case at the High Court against three BBC presenters who will now have to...

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Organisations need more ‘connector’ managers to succeed

18 Sep 2019

Almost half (45%) of managers lack the confidence to help employees acquire the skills they need, according to analyst firm...

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‘Radical action’ needed to reduce teachers’ hours

18 Sep 2019

Teachers have worked an average of 46 to 49 hours a week for many years, according to a study by...

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Former soldiers win race discrimination claim

16 Sep 2019

Two former British soldiers have won a race discrimination claim against the Ministry of Defence.

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Vegetarians cannot be victims of discrimination: tribunal

16 Sep 2019

Vegetarians cannot be victims of discrimination, a judge has held, after a tribunal found it could not be described as...

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Workers optimistic about automation but demand more training

16 Sep 2019

More than two-thirds of UK workers think technological changes will increase demand for human work over the next three years...

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Number of BAME directors ‘flatlines’

11 Sep 2019

The number of black, Asian and minority ethnic board directors of major UK companies has “flatlined” over the past year,...

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Landmark gig economy bill close to becoming law in California

11 Sep 2019

The state of California is close to passing a landmark bill that will require employers to treat gig economy workers...

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Union campaign to support terminally ill workers takes to the road

11 Sep 2019

The TUC’s campaign to protect terminally ill workers – Dying to Work – begins a national roadshow today from the...

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Violence and abuse against shop workers reaches ‘epidemic’ proportions

10 Sep 2019

A Co-op funded report has called for government action to prevent crime against retail workers, claiming it has reached ‘epidemic’...

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Missing out on training means low-skilled workers lose out on thousands

10 Sep 2019

Employees that can’t access training get trapped under a ‘skills ceiling’ that means they lose out on almost £12,000 a...

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Company to make single-use plastic a disciplinary offence

5 Sep 2019

A Sheffield-based company has announced plans to make it a disciplinary offence to bring single-use plastic into the office.
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Improve collective bargaining or face Victorian conditions: TUC

5 Sep 2019

UK workers risk being subjected to 19th-century working conditions if the balance of power is not reset between employers and their staff.

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Half of UK workers quit due to bad management

3 Sep 2019

Almost half of UK workers have quit a job due to a poor relationship with their manager, according to Totaljobs....

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Google releases strict guidelines on employee communications

28 Aug 2019

Google has released new workplace guidelines urging staff not to insult one another or make misleading comments about the company....

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