John Eccleston

About John Eccleston

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BIS committee calls for equal pay audits in private sector

20 Jun 2013

A report published today by the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Committee has called on the Government to take action...

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Threefold increase in employers finding it difficult to fill roles

19 Jun 2013

Employers are finding it more difficult to source top talent due to a steady decline in labour turnover since the...

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Tribunal says ‘stroppy kid’ jibe was harassment

10 Jun 2013

An employment tribunal has found that a manager’s use of the words “kid”, “stroppy kid” and “stroppy teenager” amounted to...

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Managers pressured to behave unethically at work

10 Jun 2013

Three managers in five (63%) have been expected to behave unethically at some point in their career, according to research...

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Improving UK economy will lead to ‘talent exodus’

5 Jun 2013

Employee turnover is predicted to increase significantly as the UK economic outlook improves. This is according to the results of...

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Law firm’s compulsory retirement age was justified, tribunal rules

3 Jun 2013

Following guidance from the Supreme Court, an employment tribunal has ruled that a law firm was justified in requiring its partners to...

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Date for introduction of tribunal fees is announced

29 May 2013

The introduction of fees for employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal will take place on 29 July 2013 according...

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Debate continues over potential ‘lads’ mag’ sexual harassment

29 May 2013

Debate has continued today over the suggestion that retailers that stock so-called “lads’ mags”, and require their employees to handle...

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ECHR announces final rejection of Christians’ religious discrimination claims

29 May 2013

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has confirmed that the three unsuccessful applicants in the case of Eweida and...

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Legal expert questions ‘lads’ mag’ discrimination claim

28 May 2013

A legal commentator has cast doubt on claims that retailers selling so-called “lads’ mag” publications could find themselves facing sex...

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Survey data reveals fall in April pay awards

24 May 2013

Pay awards offered to employees in April 2013 were lower than those offered in the first three months of the...

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Government launches further consultation on equal pay audits

23 May 2013

The Government has published a second consultation on equal pay audits, after it initially consulted on the subject as part...

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Disclosure and Barring Service announces launch of record-checking service

23 May 2013

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has announced that the Update Service, which will allow employers to check the status...

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HR professionals consider frequent job changes to further their careers

23 May 2013

More than half of HR professionals think frequently moving from one employer to another is the best way to progress...

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Graduate job applications improve as employability becomes focus

23 May 2013

Graduate job applications are becoming sharper and more targeted as graduates seek to increase their employability, or “E Factor”, according...

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