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‘Give women a fair chance to lead’ urge psychology experts

18 Apr 2019

The low number of women in senior positions in organisations could be down to a lack of understanding of leadership...

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Caravan park staff not entitled to NMW for night call outs

18 Apr 2019

Workers who were on call during the evening were conducting “time work” and should have received an hourly rate under...

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Half of staff fear Brexit redundancies within a year

18 Apr 2019

Almost half of employees think their employer will make redundancies over the next year, fearing Brexit will result in financial instability.

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Outsourcing: How the IWGB nearly overturned collective bargaining rules

18 Apr 2019

Last month the High Court dismissed a case which would have seen outsourced workers able to negotiate pay and conditions - but the fight still has legs

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Royal Opera House loses appeal against musician’s hearing loss ruling

17 Apr 2019

The Royal Opera House has lost an appeal against a landmark ruling which found it liable for a musician’s severe...

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Wellbeing interventions have minimal effect on long-term health and cost

17 Apr 2019

Wellness programmes do little to improve overall health or reduce costs, but could help employees become more active or lose...

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Investor votes down appointments in firms that lack gender diversity

17 Apr 2019

One of the UK’s biggest investors voted against the re-election of more than 100 chairs last year because the organisations...

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Morrisons granted permission to take data breach case to Supreme Court

17 Apr 2019

Morrisons has been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court after it was held vicariously liable for a major...

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Academics forced to sign NDAs to cover up bullying and harassment allegations

17 Apr 2019

Dozens of academics have been forced to sign non-disclosure agreements to stop bullying, discrimination and sexual misconduct allegations coming out,...

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Older workers wait 54 days before seeking mental health advice

17 Apr 2019

Despite two-thirds of over-55s experiencing symptoms of mental ill health, workers in this age group are most likely to delay...

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Should we rethink our working hours to boost productivity?

17 Apr 2019

UK employees work on average two-and-a-half weeks longer than their EU counterparts over the course of a year, new analysis...

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Brexit bringing out the best in strategic HR planning, says survey

16 Apr 2019

HR functions are taking a long-term, strategic approach to growing the value of their people – and the challenges of...

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Understaffing increases work-related stress, survey finds

16 Apr 2019

Colleagues, especially a lack of them or if they’re not pulling their weight, are the biggest causes of work-related stress,...

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Gore, nudity and leadership lessons: an HR guide to Game of Thrones

16 Apr 2019

A business psychologist looks behind the gore and Machiavellian manoeuvres of the HBO show's main characters to, not entirely seriously, ponder their leadership qualities

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Driven to distraction: How can we tackle our waning attention spans?

16 Apr 2019

Our collective attention span is disappearing as more and more channels of information make demands on our time. This is...

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