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BMA apologises after report exposes ‘old boys’ club’ culture

18 Oct 2019

The British Medical Association has apologised to members after an independent review found that female doctors felt “undervalued, ignored or...

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Members of the Comply Direct team pick up their employee benefits prize from Alex Jones of The One Show and Rob Moss, editor of Personnel Today at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist: Employee Benefits Award

18 Oct 2019

The 2019 Personnel Today Awards take place on the 19 November. In a series of articles profiling all our finalists,...

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Acas menopause guide encourages inclusive policies

18 Oct 2019

Acas has published new guidance to help employers support the estimated two million women who have difficulties at work due...

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Around 300,000 leave work because of mental health, minister claims

17 Oct 2019

An estimated 300,000 people with mental health conditions fall out of work every year, the minister for disabled people has...

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Spanish supermarket covert surveillance did not violate human rights

17 Oct 2019

The European Court of Human Rights has overturned a previous judgment it made in the case of López Ribalda and...

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‘Conclusive link’ between happiness and productivity

17 Oct 2019

It has long been suggested that happy workers are more productive, but now research from the University of Oxford has...

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‘Thousands’ of Asda staff face dismissal if they don’t sign new contract

17 Oct 2019

Thousands of employees at Asda face dismissal next month if they refuse to sign a contract that will require them...

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Banish courses and rethink L&D – World of Learning 2019

17 Oct 2019

It’s time to rethink learning and development, to wean professionals off their addiction to courses and to start aligning learning...

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Unemployment may be three times higher than statistics suggest

17 Oct 2019

The amount of “hidden” unemployment in the UK means that the number of people out of work could be nearly...

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Capita unfairly dismissed employee whose role was made full-time

16 Oct 2019

An employee who was made redundant when Capita Customer Management refused to allow her to continue working part time following...

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Judges entitled to whistleblowing protections, but are not ‘workers’

16 Oct 2019

Judges and other non-contractual office holders are protected if they blow the whistle but they cannot be classified as “workers”,...

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BBC appoints group HR directors in job share

16 Oct 2019

The BBC has jointly appointed Wendy Aslett and Rachel Currie to the role of group HR director, replacing Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth,...

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Mentoring key to building diverse leadership

16 Oct 2019

Businesses where women occupy more than 30% senior leadership roles are more likely to nurture ambition, with a quarter (27%)...

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Postal union votes for Christmas strike action

16 Oct 2019

Royal Mail union members have voted 97% in favour of a national postal strike in the run up to Christmas....

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IR35: Time for the private sector to get its house in order?

16 Oct 2019

Recent decisions by major employers such as Barclays and Lloyds to bring all contractors onto payroll have ruffled feathers in...

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