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Addison Lee drivers are workers, tribunal rules

25 Sep 2017

An employment tribunal has ruled that a group of Addison Lee drivers were workers and therefore entitled to rights such...

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Coaching Impact collect the 2016 HR Supplier Partnership Award

Personnel Today Awards 2017: HR Supplier Partnership shortlist unveiled

25 Sep 2017

The 2017 HR Supplier Partnership shortlist
Shortlisted suppliers (and nominating client)
BrightLemon & Nudge Digital (Civil Service Jobshare)
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The CMI/XpertHR research found the overall gender pay gap to be 26.8%; in HR it was just 10.0%.

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than male colleagues

25 Sep 2017

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than their male counterparts – equivalent to a gender pay gap of 10% –...

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Will Trade Union Act minimise strikes in ‘important public services’?

25 Sep 2017

The Trade Union Act introduced rules on balloting for industrial action in important public services that set the bar high...

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Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary admitted the cancellation of flights due to pilot holidays is "a mess"Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA Images

Managing annual leave: five common employer pitfalls

22 Sep 2017

Mismanagement of annual leave can have a dramatic impact on a company’s business, as demonstrated by Ryanair’s cancellation of hundreds...

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2016 winner Barclays' youth initiatives had a positive impact on local communities,  impressing the judges

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Youth Employment Initiative

22 Sep 2017

In our continuing series of articles profiling those who have successfully made the shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards,...

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Abolition of tribunal fees: Next steps for employers

21 Sep 2017

What does the Supreme Court decision declaring tribunal fees unlawful mean for employers on a practical level? Camille Renaudon, a...

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Degree-level apprenticeships have grown by around 50%, according to the ISEVOISIN/PHANIE/REX/Shutterstock

Growth in apprenticeships outstripping graduate roles

21 Sep 2017

Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs.
According to the Institute...

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Springboard injunctions: Case law shows mixed success

21 Sep 2017

Employers often use interim or “springboard” injunctions to protect confidential information after employees decide to leave. But they are not...

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Vicarious liability: in the recent case of Various Claimants v Barclays Bank, the High Court ruled that Barclays was liable for sexual assaults committed by a doctor engaged by the bank to carry out medical examinations of prospective employees. Photo: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock

Vicarious liability: employers face big damages for employees’ actions

20 Sep 2017

Vicarious liability, where employers may be liable to pay damages for an employee’s or others’ actions, can result in high...

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Men (31%) are less likely to fall into HR by chance than women (35%) according to the research

HR becoming more female, less accidental career choice

20 Sep 2017

The human resources profession is becoming increasingly female according to new research released this week. However, fewer people are “falling...

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A third of new starters experience poor onboarding

19 Sep 2017

More than a third of new starters have had a poor onboarding experience, while for more than a fifth it...

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Using people analytics to drive retention success (webinar)

19 Sep 2017

Achieving an optimum level of labour turnover is fundamental to maintaining organisational performance, but employers can struggle to retain key...

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Recruiters report their quest for ‘informed’ candidates

19 Sep 2017

Three in four recruiters have stated that attracting candidates of sufficient quality is their main concern, according to survey results...

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Jobs market lags behind demand for flexible working

19 Sep 2017

Employees’ desire for flexible working far exceeds companies’ capacity to offer it, a report published today has found.
According to...

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