Rob Moss

Rob Moss

About Rob Moss

Rob Moss became editor of Personnel Today in 2010. He joined the publication in 2006 as online editor and has previously worked as a business journalist in the optical and electrical markets.

HR investigated after man skipped work for 15 years

22 Apr 2021

Two HR professionals are under investigation after a hospital ‘worker’ in southern Italy was found not to have shown up for a shift in 15 years.

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Address ‘chronic undersupply’ of NHS staff, PM told

21 Apr 2021

In a letter representing 1.4 million NHS staff, Boris Johnson has been warned that the pressure of working in a...

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Flexible apprenticeships consultation launched

20 Apr 2021

The Education and Skills Funding Agency has launched a consultation on the new ‘flexible’ apprenticeship, announced in the budget, and...

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Unemployment falls below 5% despite lockdown

20 Apr 2021

UK unemployment fell to 4.9% in the three months to the end of February even though much of the economy...

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Court of Appeal rules foster carers can unionise

16 Apr 2021

Foster carers are “workers” and have the right to unionise, according to a ruling today by the Court of Appeal....

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NCT accused of ‘racism’ by parenting practitioners

16 Apr 2021

A union said that some of the National Childbirth Trust's practitioners were being “bullied” by the trust’s quality assurance procedures.

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Barclays banker given £10k pay-out in toilet access case

15 Apr 2021

A tribunal has found Barclays had failed to make reasonable adjustments for a banker who had Crohn's disease.

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Recruitment rebounds as lockdown loosens

8 Apr 2021

Recruitment is on the way up according to the latest UK Report on Jobs from REC and KPMG...

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National insurance relief for hiring veterans starts today

6 Apr 2021

Employers hiring military veterans can, from today, apply for relief on national insurance contributions (NICs) for the first 12 months of employment.

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Remote working job ads jump 233%

6 Apr 2021

The number of roles advertised as ‘remote working’ in the UK jumped to almost 78,000 in February.

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1,500 more jobs to go at John Lewis

24 Mar 2021

John Lewis Partnership has announced that it will keep eight of its 42 John Lewis stores closed when retail restrictions ease, putting 1,465 jobs at risk.

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Sickness absence rate at record low

3 Mar 2021

Covid-19 may have led to additional sickness absence, measures such as furlough, social distancing, shielding and working from home appear to have helped reduce other causes of absence.

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Christian actress loses legal case after anti-LGBT comments

17 Feb 2021

An actress who was stripped of a role following the discovery of anti-gay comments on Facebook has lost a tribunal...

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Covid-19: Government policies ‘exacerbated’ gender inequality

9 Feb 2021

Policies launched in response to the pandemic have overlooked well-understood labour market and caring inequalities faced by women.

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Google to pay $3.8m for discriminating against thousands

2 Feb 2021

The US Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Google to resolve allegations of systemic gender and race discrimination.

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