Jo Faragher

About Jo Faragher

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.

Draft Brexit deal: No further updates on immigration proposals

15 Nov 2018

The draft Brexit agreement – delivered last night by prime minister Theresa May – has confirmed that EU nationals can...

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EAT upholds decision that Addison Lee drivers are workers

14 Nov 2018

Addison Lee has lost its claim at the Employment Appeal Tribunal that its drivers were self-employed.
The EAT ruling today...

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Twelve tips to help HR get the most from AI

14 Nov 2018

HR needs to shift its mindset if organisations are to reap the benefits of artificial intelligence, according to a white...

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Civil servants make hundreds of complaints about harassment

13 Nov 2018

Hundreds of civil servants have complained about sexual harassment or bullying but only a small number have faced disciplinary action...

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Stop asking candidates to disclose salary, say employers

12 Nov 2018

Three-quarters of hiring managers think the gender pay gap could be reduced if interviewees were not asked to disclose their...

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UK employers suffer ‘labour supply shock’ as migrant worker numbers fall

12 Nov 2018

There has been a “reversal” in the number of migrants in workplaces as both EU and non-EU workers lose interest...

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Third of HR professionals face unethical behaviour

5 Nov 2018

Around a third of HR practitioners feel that managers in their organisation often engage in behaviours they consider to be...

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Two-thirds of businesses concerned about high-skilled roles

5 Nov 2018

Two-thirds of businesses are worried that they will not be able to find sufficiently skilled people to fill high-skilled roles,...

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Lloyds ordered to pay up to £150 million to female pension scheme members

29 Oct 2018

The High Court has ruled that Lloyds Banking Group must pay up to £150 million to female members of its...

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Fifth of employers ask about criminal records in potentially unlawful way

25 Oct 2018

Around a fifth of national employers – including a number of household name companies – ask jobseekers for information about...

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Wage growth will slow down in 2019 as Brexit bites

25 Oct 2018

Private sector employers expect to see slower wage growth in 2019, according to analysis from XpertHR.

Pay growth
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Morrisons data breach: Could the supermarket have done more?

24 Oct 2018

This week’s Court of Appeal decision that Morrisons was vicariously liable for a serious data breach by a disgruntled employee...

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“Fat ginger pikey” and Yoda comments were not harassment, finds EAT

24 Oct 2018

A salesman who was called a “fat ginger pikey” by work colleagues has lost his claim for disability discrimination and...

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UK Border Force to face staff shortages in event of no-deal Brexit

24 Oct 2018

The government will struggle to recruit enough staff and put in place appropriate infrastructure and systems to police the UK’s...

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Public sector workers could face variable pay rises

23 Oct 2018

Public sector workers could have wage increases based on their performance or where in the country they work, the chancellor...

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