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Personnel Today Awards 2017: the photos

23 Nov 2017

View a selection of Personnel Today Awards 2017 photos including snaps of guests arriving, winners’ official photos and late-night dancing…...

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Taylor welcomes proposals in draft gig economy Bill

23 Nov 2017

Matthew Taylor, author of the Taylor review of modern employment practices published this summer, has welcomed the draft Bill published...

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A Japanese company has granted non-smokers extra holiday after they complained they were forced to do more workJochen Tack / imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock

Should employers give more holiday to non-smokers?

23 Nov 2017

A Japanese-based firm recently granted its non-smoking employees additional holiday. Should UK employers follow suit by considering introducing such a...

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Budget 2017: National living wage rise confirmed at £7.83

22 Nov 2017

There were few surprises for employers in today’s budget, the first delivered since the snap general election in June.
Chancellor...

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The Metropolitan Police Service celebrates winning the overall prize at the Personnel Today Awards 2017

Met Police steals the show at Personnel Today Awards 2017

21 Nov 2017

The Metropolitan Police Service won the coveted overall award at this year’s Personnel Today Awards for a diversity and inclusion...

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How communication can support better mental health at work

21 Nov 2017

Employers are arguably more open to mental health conversations than ever before, realising the benefits of supporting staff through stress...

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Robot Vera won the coveted grand prize and EU10,000 for its AI recruitment robot.

HR Tech World start-up stage: Who made the grade?

21 Nov 2017

One of the most hotly anticipated elements of the HR Tech World conference series – now known as Unleash –...

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The RAD Awards celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment communications, and have been running for 27 years.

RAD Awards 2018 shortlist announced

20 Nov 2017

The shortlist for the RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment advertising, has now been announced.
The...

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"Gig" workers such as couriers could receive greater legal protection and more clarity about their statusCultura/REX/Shutterstock

“Worker by default” status proposed in new gig economy Bill

20 Nov 2017

The Work and Pensions Committee and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee have produced a draft Bill designed to...

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Government’s tribunal fees refund scheme now fully open

16 Nov 2017

The Government’s scheme for individuals to apply for tribunal fees refunds has been rolled out to all applicants, after a...

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Artificial intelligence: Could an algorithm rid us of unconscious bias?

16 Nov 2017

Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all...

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Baroness Martha Lane Fox believes getting up to speed with technology is key to success for HR professionals

CIPD 2017: What you might have missed in Manchester

16 Nov 2017

Enjoying working with people is no longer a good enough reason to be in HR, according to Peter Cheese, CEO...

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Is testing candidates before they apply the future of recruitment?

15 Nov 2017

Psychometric tests used to be long, formal exercises candidates would take some way into the recruitment process. But could testing...

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Landmark decision rules Deliveroo riders are self-employed

15 Nov 2017

Deliveroo riders are not workers and are self-employed, according to a decision yesterday by the Central Arbitration Committee.
This means...

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What employers can do to stop cyber bullying at work

15 Nov 2017

Anti-Bullying Week is a timely reminder for employers to look at the growing risk of cyber bullying at work. David...

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