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Retailers call a halt to ‘unreasonable’ HMRC minimum wage enforcement

18 Feb 2019

HMRC should end investigations of 'reasonable pay practices' according to the British Retail Consortium.

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Pay award expectations at record high

18 Feb 2019

Pay award expectations in the private sector have increased to 2.5% after years where 2% has been the norm, as employers plan to increase salaries to attract talent.

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NHS culture is ‘dysfunctional’ says chairman

15 Feb 2019

In a stinging attack on 25 years of healthcare policy, Lord David Prior, chairman of NHS England, has described the inherent dysfunctionality of the NHS, saying that it needs to “recapture its vocational engaged spirit”.

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Sexual harassment and the City: change is in the air

15 Feb 2019

A claim of sexual harassment currently being heard at employment tribunal could end up leading to significant changes of behaviour and culture among City firms

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Prison officer was unfairly dismissed after revealing sexuality

15 Feb 2019

A prison officer who was subject to verbal and physical abuse over his sexual orientation was unfairly dismissed, an employment...

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New tech threatens global labour market improvements

15 Feb 2019

Emerging tech-driven business models are partly to blame for millions of people worldwide being forced to accept inadequate working conditions, according to research.

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Get ready to UNLEASH your HR tech knowledge

15 Feb 2019

It’s only a matter of weeks now until the fifth annual UNLEASH Conference and exhibition in London.
The event takes...

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Half of office workers’ health ‘impaired’ by their job

14 Feb 2019

More than half (53%) of office workers believe their health is impaired by their workplace, with many not getting enough...

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Supreme Court sleep-in appeal plunges care sector into uncertainty

14 Feb 2019

The Supreme Court has granted permission for an appeal in the legal case considering whether or not care workers who...

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More than half of managers received bonuses in 2018

14 Feb 2019

More than half of all staff in managerial and professional roles received a bonus last year, according to XpertHR analysis....

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Morrisons faces fresh equal pay claim

14 Feb 2019

“Thousands” of current and former Morrisons shop floor staff are claimed to be in the process of bringing an equal...

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Benchmark your employee engagement levels against other employers

14 Feb 2019

PROMOTED | With retaining, motivating and engaging staff key to business performance, employee engagement has never been more vital to the UK economy ...

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Mental health first aid guide encourages employers to set boundaries

13 Feb 2019

Training provider Mental Health First Aid England has produced guidance to help employers introduce mental health first aiders into their...

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How to make home working a success

13 Feb 2019

When Dolly Parton sang about working 9 to 5 in 1980, the song reflected most employees’ regular office hours. Brian Hall looks at how things have changed in the past 40 years and asks if working from home always works?

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Communicating change: The ‘Scary Six’ personas you need to win over

13 Feb 2019

Continuing our three-part serialisation of her book, Lucy Adams shares her “Scary Six”, examples of workplace personas that HR needs...

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