Pay & benefits

Unpaid work means women underpaid by £126bn

Unpaid work such as childcare, cooking and cleaning means the gender pay gap is much higher than official figures, according...

Directors’ rights and responsibilities under CJRS

9 Apr 2020

On 4 April HM Revenue and Customs published new guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Up until now,...

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Spain may launch permanent universal basic income

6 Apr 2020

New income system will continue after the coronavirus crisis in the country abates, signals deputy prime minister.

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April 2020 employment law changes: eight tasks for HR

6 Apr 2020

Each April, HR professionals must ensure that their organisation complies with the latest round of amended employment laws and deadlines....

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Company car drivers offered tax relief during coronavirus lockdown

3 Apr 2020

Employees with company cars who are unable to use them because of the current lockdown are to be granted some...

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Rishi Sunak

Treasury urged to look again at coronavirus scheme loophole

3 Apr 2020

Government officials thought to be looking at ways of helping those caught between jobs in March.

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Better communication is key to unlocking the value of health and wellbeing benefits

3 Apr 2020

With this month (April) being the start of a new financial year, Paul Avis argues that now is a good...

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Furlough in action: BA, M&S, Disney, McAlpine and more

2 Apr 2020

Employers are putting thousands of staff on furlough to reduce their costs and seek to protect their employment  during a...

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Top 10 HR questions March 2020: Coronavirus

2 Apr 2020

The coronavirus pandemic dominated the top 10 most popular FAQs in March.
The coronavirus outbreak is having a big impact...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 open for entries

1 Apr 2020

Entries have opened for the 2020 Personnel Today Awards, recognising the HR professionals, teams and suppliers that have delivered outstanding...

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‘Emergency brake’ on minimum wage rises may be needed

1 Apr 2020

As the national living wage rate increases by more than 6%, the economic uncertainty posed by the coronavirus means the...

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Arcadia to defer pension contributions as coronavirus hits cashflow

30 Mar 2020

Arcadia Group defers pension payments to stave off Covid-19 cash crisis...

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Mental health: why employees don’t ask for help (webinar)

30 Mar 2020

ON -DEMAND | | As coronavirus has an unprecedented impact on people's lives, employees' mental health is in the spotlight. But admitting...

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Self isolation

What you need to know about furlough

27 Mar 2020

Employment lawyer Helen Farr explores the ins and outs of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

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Workers will be able to carry over annual leave for two years

27 Mar 2020

Workers who have not taken all of their statutory annual leave entitlement this year due to the coronavirus will be...

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