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Cornerstone to acquire Saba in $1.4bn deal

25 Feb 2020

HR software company Cornerstone OnDemand has announced it will acquire Saba in a deal worth almost $1.4 billion.
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Eamonn Holmes defeated at IR35 tax tribunal

25 Feb 2020

Television presenter Eamonn Holmes could face a tax bill of up to £250,000 after an IR35 tax tribunal ruled he...

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DWP must pay woman £400,000 after she wins claim for race and age discrimination

25 Feb 2020

The DWP has been ordered to contact the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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Atmosphere in Whitehall is ‘poisonous’, unions claim

25 Feb 2020

Boris Johnson’s government has been accused of drawing up plans to oust senior civil servants, which unions have described as...

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Time for pay professionals to escape the back office

25 Feb 2020

The data carried by reward and payroll departments needs to extend well beyond the back office. It can support organisations...

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Firms ‘underutilising’ employees existing skills, report suggests

25 Feb 2020

Six in 10 workers think their skills are underutilised at least half of the time.

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Share prices fall in response to coronavirus alarm

24 Feb 2020

Projections point to a recovery later this year as global efforts to contain the outbreak bear fruit.

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Huge public sector redundancy payouts revealed despite ‘ban’

24 Feb 2020

Level of payouts far in excess of stated government cap of £95,000.

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Samira Ahmed and BBC reach equal-pay settlement

24 Feb 2020

Journalist Samira Ahmed has reached an undisclosed financial settlement with the BBC after she won an equal pay case against...

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Government seeks HR lead for special advisers

24 Feb 2020

The Cabinet Office is recruiting an HR policy lead for special advisers following reports of friction between Downing Street and...

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Writing a parental bereavement leave policy: a guide for HR

24 Feb 2020

Employers should be updating their policies and procedures to take account of the introduction of parental bereavement leave in April....

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Staff to require terror response training under proposed law

24 Feb 2020

Staff at public venues could be required to learn how they should respond to acts of terrorism under a new...

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Points-based immigration: five things employers can do now

24 Feb 2020

Employers have been advised not to panic in reaction to the newly published details on the proposed points-based immigration system...

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Phillip Schofield and ITV co-host Holly Willoughby

Coming out at work: advice for employers

21 Feb 2020

After Phillip Schofield’s heartfelt Twitter post where he revealed he is gay, Philip Richardson, head of employment law at Stephensons...

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Two in five unaware it is legal to employ somebody who is homeless

21 Feb 2020

Two in five employers are not aware that it is legal to employ somebody who is homeless, a survey has...

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