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Transport for London collect their award for Excellence in HR through Technology in 2016

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for excellence in HR through technology

20 Oct 2017

With digital transformation high on the agenda, one of the most hotly contested categories in the Personnel Today Awards is...

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Esther McVey chaired the REC's Future of Jobs commissionBruce Adams/Associated Newspapers/REX/Shutterstock

Recruiters should offer flexible working option as “standard”

19 Oct 2017

Flexible working options should be a standard offering in new roles if employers and recruiters are to meet the challenges...

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SABMiller celebrate winning the 2016 Award for Excellence in Learning and Development

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Excellence in Learning and Development

19 Oct 2017

With this year’s Personnel Today Awards fast approaching, we take a look at organisations that have transformed their learning and...

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Women were more likely than men to get trapped in low-paid roles, said the Social Mobility CommissionImage Source/REX/Shutterstock

A quarter of workers are stuck with low pay

19 Oct 2017

A quarter of low paid workers in the UK are stuck in poorly paid jobs, according to the Social Mobility...

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Why do female employees miss out on work-based training?

19 Oct 2017

Research published this month found that male employees are far more likely to receive training at work than women. The...

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Ryanair troubles: why lag behind when you can schedule ahead?

18 Oct 2017

The key issue behind the recent troubles at Ryanair was a failure to plan for pilots’ leave. Why do so...

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Parental bereavement leave: a small step in the right direction

18 Oct 2017

While recognising the good intentions behind the recently published Parental Leave Bill, XpertHR consultant editor Darren Newman questions the practical...

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Lack of skills means 42% of businesses have cancelled digital projects

18 Oct 2017

More than four in 10 (42%) UK businesses have cancelled digital projects in the past two years, losing on average...

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The KP Snacks HR team were the winners of 2016 HR Impact Award, seen here collecting the trophy from Vana HR Resourcing's Debbie Flowers

Personnel Today Awards 2017: HR Impact Award

18 Oct 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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Do traditional grievance procedures destroy relationships?

18 Oct 2017

HR professionals have relied on formal grievance procedures for years, but are they still fit for purpose? In an extract...

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Modern slavery statements: key updates for employers

18 Oct 2017

The Government has updated its guidance on the requirement for large commercial organisations to prepare a slavery and human trafficking...

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Peer 1 in Southampton boasts a slide and even a pub, but does that automatically mean employees are happier?Solent News/REX/Shutterstock

Why engaging staff is about more than funky furniture and ‘faux fun’

17 Oct 2017

Forget office slides and ping pong tables, employee engagement should be nurtured via long-term enrichment, according to the founder of...

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Law firm Pinsent Masons collect their diversity and inclusion trophy in 2016 from Charlotte Sweeney, founder of Creating Inclusive Cultures

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for diversity and inclusion

16 Oct 2017

With just a few weeks to go until this year’s Personnel Today Awards, we look at the achievements of organisations...

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Government publishes parental bereavement leave bill

13 Oct 2017

The Government has today published a bill that will offer two weeks’ paid leave for bereaved parents.
The Parental Bereavement...

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Royal Mail wins injunction to stop 48-hour strike

13 Oct 2017

Royal Mail has won a High Court injunction preventing next week’s planned 48-hour strike by postal workers.
The proposed strike,...

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