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.

Gender pay gap investigations to begin in June, warns EHRC

25 Apr 2018

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has written to the Government stating that its first gender pay gap investigations will...

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Taking centre court: How HR director of the year Vicky Williams improved LTA’s game

25 Apr 2018

As we launch the 2018 Personnel Today Awards, we profile some of the individuals and teams who were crowned the...

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Zero hours contracts increase by 100,000 as workers more aware

23 Apr 2018

The number of people on zero hour contracts in the UK increased by around 100,000 last year, according to the...

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Major investor takes stand on gender diversity on FTSE 350 boards

17 Apr 2018

Legal & General Investment Management – one of the UK’s biggest investors in the stock market – has promised to...

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Companies still to report as gender pay gap reporting deadline looms

4 Apr 2018

Private and voluntary sector companies with more than 250 employees have until midnight tonight to submit details of their gender...

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Government launches consultation into parental bereavement leave and pay

29 Mar 2018

The Government has announced a consultation into parental bereavement leave and pay.

Bereavement leave
Bereavement leave survey 2018
Compassionate leave...

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Neurodiversity: Are employers losing out on skills of people with autism?

28 Mar 2018

A recent CIPD report found that almost three-quarters of employers‘ policies ignore neurodiversity. But given that around 10% of the...

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Number of EU workers searching for UK roles drops by 11%

27 Mar 2018

The number of EU workers actively searching for jobs in the UK has fallen by more than 11% since the...

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More than half of HR professionals expect a pay rise in 2018

22 Mar 2018

More than half (58%) of UK HR professionals expect to receive a pay rise this year, according to a study...

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Why do so few staff feel their employer lives up to its brand?

19 Mar 2018

New research shows that only 19% of employees globally think their experience of their employer matches up to the brand...

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Employer childcare voucher schemes get six-month reprieve

14 Mar 2018

Plans to scrap employer childcare voucher schemes have been delayed by six months after the Democratic Unionist Party intervened.
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Leigh Day: the law firm taking on the giants over equal pay

12 Mar 2018

Leigh Day has represented thousands of workers in employment claims they might not otherwise have been able to fight. But...

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Tribunal claims up 90% since fees abolished

8 Mar 2018

The Ministry of Justice has released its latest round of data on tribunals – the first full quarter since fees...

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Marilyn Loden on 40 years of the ‘glass ceiling’

8 Mar 2018

Management consultant Marilyn Loden coined the phrase “glass ceiling” some 40 years ago. On International Women’s Day, she talks about...

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HR tech start-up finalists announced before UNLEASH show

8 Mar 2018

The finalists for the HR technology start-up competition soon to be held at UNLEASH (formerly known as HR Tech) have...

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