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Equality Act 2010: discrimination forms published

10 Sep 2010

The Government has published new forms that employees can use to obtain information from their employer if they think they...

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Directors of top UK companies have pension pots worth £3.8 million

10 Sep 2010

Bosses of top UK companies have accrued pensions worth £3.8 million, a rise of 12% on last year, culminating in...

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One in twelve women sexually harassed in the workplace

9 Sep 2010

One in 12 women has felt sexually harassed in the workplace but less than half have reported it to another...

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MPs vote through civil service redundancy Bill

8 Sep 2010

Parliament has voted to cap redundancy pay for civil servants at one year’s salary, or 15 months’ for voluntary redundancies, by...

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Employment tribunal statistics 2010: which discrimination claims get the largest awards?

8 Sep 2010

Following this week’s publication of statistics from the Employment Tribunal Service that there has been a 56% rise in the...

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Eight key skills for effective change management for line managers

8 Sep 2010

Nearly two-thirds of employers have indicated that a lack of in-house change management expertise was an issue during their most...

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Former NHS boss wins £1.2 million in whistleblowing case

6 Sep 2010

A former NHS boss has been awarded £1.2 million after being unfairly dismissed for whistleblowing.Earlier this year an employment tribunal...

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HR professionals demand earlier involvement in change planning

6 Sep 2010

The majority of HR professionals want to be involved in organisational change as early as possible, according to a survey...

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Sharon Shoesmith given leave to appeal dismissal

2 Sep 2010

Sharon Shoesmith is free to appeal the ruling over her sacking as the head of children’s services at Haringey council...

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Companies cut contributions to defined-benefit pension schemes

2 Sep 2010

Multinational companies making changes to their defined-benefit (DB) pension schemes are cutting back on their contributions, according to new international...

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Employee trust low in bosses of recession-hit companies

1 Sep 2010

Employees whose organisations have been hit hard by the recession have low levels of trust in their bosses and blame lies...

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Most public sector jobseekers would accept a pay cut

31 Aug 2010

Public sector jobseekers are increasingly willing to take a pay cut according to the latest research by Totaljobs.com.The survey of...

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