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.

Covid-19 Secure guidance: Employers should publish risk assessments

12 May 2020

‘Practical guidelines’ have been published to help employers make workplaces as safe as possible, including the expectation that all employers...

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California sues Uber and Lyft over driver benefits

6 May 2020

The state of California is suing the ride-hailing technology companies Uber and Lyft for failing to provide benefits and protections...

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3,000 police officers hired as recruitment drive moves online

30 Apr 2020

The government has said it is on track to meet its target of 6,000 additional police officers in England and...

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Coronavirus: Watchdog warns against DB to DC pension transfers

29 Apr 2020

Savers looking to move from a defined benefit (DB) to a defined contribution (DC) pension during the Covid-19 crisis are...

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Government launches free learning for furloughed workers

28 Apr 2020

Employers are being urged to encourage furloughed staff to improve their skills while at home by using a new e-learning...

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Employers can now refer essential workers for coronavirus tests

24 Apr 2020

Employers of essential workers in England who are self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus can refer them for Covid-19 testing.

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Construction, automotive and hospitality firms reopen sites

23 Apr 2020

Construction giant Taylor Wimpey, which has announced a phased reopening of its building sites from Monday 4 May, is among...

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70% of firms have furloughed staff

22 Apr 2020

More than 70% of companies had furloughed some employees last week, days before HM Revenue & Customs’ portal for the...

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Hairdresser wins £20k after being asked to clean up dog excrement

21 Apr 2020

A hairdresser has been awarded £20,000 at an employment tribunal after her boss asked her to pick up excrement in...

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Furlough extended to end of June

17 Apr 2020

Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended one month, the chancellor has announced. Extension follows warnings that companies wanting to make 100 or more people redundant would have to commence 45-day consultation on Saturday.

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Half of workers expect remote working reversal after Covid-19

16 Apr 2020

Despite many workers saying they feel trusted and that employers have done well in implementing working from home over the...

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Employee sentiment rises across supermarket sector

16 Apr 2020

Despite the pressures of keeping food and essential supplies in stock and the risk of infection in public-facing roles, supermarkets’...

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Gay engineer awarded £175k for ‘nightmare’ treatment after coming out

15 Apr 2020

An engineer has been awarded £175,000 after taking his employer to the...

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‘Years not months’ for labour market to recover – IES

8 Apr 2020

The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) has said it expects it will take years rather than months for the labour...

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Recruitment falls at fastest rate since 2009

8 Apr 2020

Covid-19 has hit recruitment activity hard as permanent and temporary placements both fell at the steepest rates since 2009 with...

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