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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.

Managers sweep harassment under the carpet, says CIPD report

21 Jan 2020

Almost a quarter of employees believe that – despite the rise of movements such as #MeToo – bullying and harassment...

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EHRC issues new guidance on dealing with sexual harassment

15 Jan 2020

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has issued new guidance on dealing with sexual harassment at work.
In a letter...

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Workers afraid to discuss pay because of secrecy clauses

15 Jan 2020

Almost a fifth of workers don’t talk about their pay at work because they are not allowed, according to research...

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Men continue to take top jobs in public life

13 Jan 2020

Men continue to dominate positions of power in public life such as judges, FTSE 100 CEOs and national newspaper editors,...

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BBC issues more than £3m in payouts to avoid further claims, reports say

13 Jan 2020

The BBC has paid out more than £3m to a number of employees in a move it hopes will avoid...

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Gig economy ad banned for “harmful gender stereotypes”

8 Jan 2020

Gig economy company PeoplePerHour has had an advert banned by the Advertising Standards Authority because it promoted “harmful gender stereotypes”....

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Goldman Sachs settles disability claim with former analyst

8 Jan 2020

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has settled a discrimination claim with a former analyst who said the company failed to make...

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Number of people who have never worked grows by half

6 Jan 2020

The number of people who have never worked grew by 52% in the past 20 years, according to the Resolution...

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More employees will look for new jobs in 2020

6 Jan 2020

More than half of workers could be on the move to a new employer this year – up 8% on...

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Woman who lost job over transgender tweets loses hearing

19 Dec 2019

A woman who lost her job at a charity because she tweeted that transgender women cannot change their biological sex...

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Pay awards end 2019 on a high

19 Dec 2019

Pay awards have reached a year-end high, according to the final survey of pay awards for this year from XpertHR....

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Judges could be up for £1bn in pensions compensation

18 Dec 2019

More than 1,000 judges could be entitled to pension compensation after the Supreme Court ruled that they had been treated...

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Brexit fears slash a third of seasonal travel jobs

11 Dec 2019

Fears over Brexit have led to the loss of a third of UK seasonal jobs in ski resorts and summer...

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Conservative voters more confident about career prospects

10 Dec 2019

People who feel “politically homeless” have lower job confidence than those who identify with a particular political party, and Conservative...

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Worker reps would be part of Labour nationalisation move

9 Dec 2019

Labour will start re-nationalising water and energy companies within 100 days of taking office, shadow chancellor John McDonnell will announce...

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