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.

Labour announces plans to shake up supply teacher recruitment

25 Sep 2018

The Labour Party has announced that it would shake up how schools recruit supply teachers, claiming it would save them...

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McDonald’s, Wetherspoon and TGI Friday workers to strike next month

20 Sep 2018

Workers at JD Wetherspoon, McDonald’s and TGI Fridays are to strike on 4 October over pay.
The strike will include...

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New hires not getting what they need from onboarding

20 Sep 2018

There’s a significant gap between employees want from onboarding and what HR thinks they need, according to a study by...

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Higher performing HR functions spend less

19 Sep 2018

The highest performing HR functions spend 26% less than their peers on HR and manage 32% fewer staff, according to...

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Employment tribunal claims triple

13 Sep 2018

The total number of employment tribunal claims lodged with the Ministry of Justice tripled in the three months between April...

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UK’s most family-friendly workplaces revealed

12 Sep 2018

The charity Working Families has published a list of the UK’s most family-friendly workplaces.
The top ten employers include banks,...

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UK HR managers under-prepared for no-deal Brexit

11 Sep 2018

More than two-thirds of HR managers believe that UK voters would opt to stay in the EU if there were...

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TUC: Use technology to work shorter weeks, not bully workers

10 Sep 2018

The TUC claims employees could work shorter weeks on higher rates of pay if we make the most of new...

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Age discrimination is ‘holding workers back’

10 Sep 2018

Almost half of workers believe their age would hold them back when applying for a job – and nearly one...

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Two-thirds of parents have not heard of T-levels

5 Sep 2018

Almost two-thirds of parents of secondary school children have not heard of T-levels with just two years to go before...

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PwC launches Flexible Talent Network to tap into gig economy

31 Aug 2018

Consulting firm PwC has launched a gig economy platform that allows people to offer their skills for hire without working...

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Commuting time should be counted as part of the working day

30 Aug 2018

Commuting time should be counted as part of the working day, according to research by the University of the West...

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Asking candidates about current salary contributes to gender pay gap

22 Aug 2018

Employers that ask candidates their current salary are partly to blame for the gender pay gap, according to the Young...

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EU migrants will have right to stay in no-deal Brexit

21 Aug 2018

EU migrants will be given the right to stay in the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according...

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BA crucifix worker accuses employer of harassment in new tribunal claim

20 Aug 2018

The British Airways worker who won a landmark legal claim for the right to wear a crucifix at work has...

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