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Personnel Today Awards 2017: HR Supplier Partnership Award

It’s less than a week until the Personnel Today Awards 2017 celebrate the brightest and best in UK HR. We...

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Gig economy: three ways to attract and retain the best freelancers

10 Nov 2017

Research shows that sought-after technical workers increasingly want to work on a freelance basis. So how can employers stand out...

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Take part in a survey on bereavement leave

3 Nov 2017

Following the Government’s publication of a bill that will enable employers to offer two weeks’ paid leave to parents who...

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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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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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How healthcare apps are revolutionising employee wellbeing

2 Oct 2017

An increasing range of healthcare apps are changing the way HR and occupational health manage employee wellbeing and sickness absence....

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Gym membership is a popular item to offer as a flexible benefit and can help enhance employee wellbeing

10 benefits to include in a flexible benefits scheme

24 Aug 2017

Flexible benefits schemes can help to boost employee recruitment and retention by increasing the range of benefits available to employees....

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Sympathetic ear? Research suggests employers should re-think how managers and their line reports use EAPs.

Research on EAPs shows employers are missing out on all the benefits

3 Aug 2017

Research on employee assistance programmes suggests they are valued by employees, but employers are not yet gaining all the potential...

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Employee health benefits are more than “bells and whistles” for insurance products

2 Aug 2017

Employee health benefits must be used to cut insurance costs and reduce the risk of ill health at work, argues...

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The question of whether to enhance shared parental pay for fathers has featured in case law this year

Six important employment law cases in 2017

28 Jul 2017

The decision by the Supreme Court that the employment tribunal fees system is unlawful may be one of the most...

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Bill for paid parental bereavement leave is launched

20 Jul 2017

Parents who have suffered the death of a child will receive statutory paid leave to grieve, under a new law...

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Good work or bad? Reaction to the Taylor Review

11 Jul 2017

Any much-anticipated report is likely to divide opinion, and the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices is no different. Rob...

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Deliveroo calls for new gig worker status

7 Jul 2017

Food delivery company Deliveroo has announced plans to offer its self-employed couriers sick pay as it calls on the Government...

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Health screening at work

How to ensure health screening at work reaches all staff

6 Jul 2017

Employers need to ensure wellbeing programmes and health screening at work are relevant to all employees, argues Lee Gruskin. The...

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Growing numbers of people will be working into older age, a period when many “critical illnesses” such as heart disease and cancer are most likely to be diagnosed

Managing workers with terminal illness: a guide

4 Jul 2017

With growing numbers of employees set to work into older age, managing those with terminal illness will be a priority...

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