John Charlton


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CIPD HR Software Show delegates hear how to tackle absence

22 Jun 2012

At the CIPD HR Software Show, HR manager Rosie Green engaged her audience with a talk on how her organisation...

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How can shared services provide better value?

15 Mar 2012

A report from the National Audit Office shows that shared back-office services may not be delivering all the benefits that ...

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HR grapples concept of cloud computing

1 Jul 2010

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Time off for union activities – employee rights

9 Mar 2010

Gaining from trainingTrade union reps involved in collective bargaining have a right to paid time off to attend appropriate union...

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Childcare vouchers: Relief is more than a taxing matter

3 Dec 2009

Two months on from the shock announcement that tax relief on childcare vouchers would be phased out from 2011, what...

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Half of company directors have had pay cut or frozen

2 Dec 2009

of executive directors have taken a pay cut in 2009 by John Charlton Almost half of executive directors have had their pay frozen in 2009, while...

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Pensions dark age to hit the UK

2 Dec 2009

The UK is heading for a pensions dark age, according to insurance company AXA.It said that 64% of UK workers...

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Recruitment agencies need common auto-enrolment date

2 Dec 2009

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has called on the government to agree a common date on which all recruitment...

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Childcare tax relief decision unlikely to be reversed by Tories and Lib Dems

2 Dec 2009

If the government does abolish tax relief on childcare vouchers, it is unlikely that the main opposition parties would bring...

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European Commission raps UK over anti-discrimination laws

1 Dec 2009

Anti-discrimination laws in the UK aren’t up to scratch, said the European Commission (EC), which has begun legal action against...

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Sailor’s unfair dismissal case falls within UK jurisdiction, rules court

19 Nov 2009

A shipping company has failed in its bid to secure a ruling that an unfair dismissal claim from a former...

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Abbey National £2.8m race discrimination award to be reconsidered

18 Nov 2009

In what has been called “a very welcome decision for employers”, the Court of Appeal has sent a £2.8m race...

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TUPE duty to inform breached by administrators

11 Nov 2009

Four managers who lost their jobs after a home shopping company collapsed have won about £190,000 in total in damages...

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Editor’s comment

9 Nov 2009

When commercial landlord Grainger created the post of ‘head of sustainability’, little could it have guessed the chain of events that...

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Volunteers are not protected by the Disability Discrimination Act

6 Nov 2009

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that volunteers are not protected by the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), as they...

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