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Oxfam’s ‘toxic work environment’ allowed sexual misconduct allegations to go unchecked

17 Jan 2019

The charity Oxfam failed to tackle an environment that allowed sexual misconduct and bullying to go unchecked, according to an interim independent review.

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Teams of teams: a new era for performance management

17 Jan 2019

Most organisations recognise that measuring performance is essential for making decisions around reward and staffing. But how can they use...

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Replacing sitting time with activity reduces risk of early death by up to 35%

16 Jan 2019

Replacing 30 minutes of sedentary time per day with the same period of high-intensity activity reduces the risk of an...

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Gender pay gap reporting 2019: Only half of employers are improving

16 Jan 2019

With less than three months left for large employers to publish their second tranche of gender pay gap data, Jo...

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Staff take 53% more sick days in January

16 Jan 2019

Workers take 53% more sick days in January than any other month of the year, analysis has shown.
According to...

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London Underground air quality ‘likely’ to present health risks

16 Jan 2019

Pollution at London Underground tube stations is up to 30 times higher than in busy roads in the capital, research...

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More than 50% rise in workers seeking counselling

16 Jan 2019

Employers should be given more support to help staff with poor mental health, counsellors have urged, as they report rising...

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Nearly one in three unable to mentally switch off from work

16 Jan 2019

Almost a third of workers find it difficult to “switch off” from work in their personal time, putting them more...

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Top tips on how to get a promotion in HR

16 Jan 2019

“I am a firm advocate of HR as a disruptive movement. We are not there as the personnel department of...

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Employee ‘class actions’ on the rise: what does this mean for employers?

16 Jan 2019

The courts have seen a significant rise in the number of employment claims brought by large groups of individuals. The...

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Disability ‘woefully absent’ from leadership agendas

15 Jan 2019

While leadership teams increasingly embrace the challenges of gender and ethnic diversity, research has shown that disability is absent from...

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‘Ghosting’ in recruitment: a growing candidate trend

15 Jan 2019

In the world of modern dating, few things leave the sting of confusion and despair as much as being ghosted....

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Employment study debunks migrant worker myth

14 Jan 2019

Immigrants have been among the main beneficiaries of the employment boom but not at the expense of workers born in...

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Childcare main barrier for unemployed parents

14 Jan 2019

86% want to return to work, but most say they have been unable to find roles that fit around their childcare needs

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MPs want tougher reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay

14 Jan 2019

More than two-thirds of MPs believe that reporting requirements on gender, ethnicity and executive pay are a “good start”, but...

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