Search results for "searchresults.aspx"

How the Agency Workers Regulations affect employers

The UK has introduced new laws increasing the rights of temporary workers. Linda Goldman and Joan Lewis find out what this means for firms...

Continue Reading

Positive action provisions could have negative effect

Positive action will enable employers to provide preferential treatment during the hiring process, but is this a good thing? Jackie...

Continue Reading

Summer dress codes: what employers need to know and do

During the summer heat, many employers relax their dress codes to allow employees to wear less formal clothing. But following...

Continue Reading

HR and social media: Social Media Week

 The phrase ‘social media’ would previously had many in HR reaching for the employee handbook checking their organisation’s policy on...

Continue Reading

HR Space: a guide to joining our new HR community

HR Space, the exciting new online community for everyone working in human resources, launched last week on Personneltoday.com. It is...

Continue Reading

UK missing out on green business warns TUC

The UK is missing out on thousands of jobs and billions of pounds in revenue that other European nations are...

Continue Reading

Employee benefits: staff don’t appreciate the extras

UK employees have no idea how much employers spend on benefits each year, research has found.A survey of 1,300 people,...

Continue Reading

Majority of companies in favour of linking bonuses to ethics

More than two-thirds of companies are in favour of linking staff bonuses to ethical behaviour, although only one in five...

Continue Reading

HSBC pension proposals are ‘slap in the face’ for long-serving staff

HSBC is proposing a raft of changes to its pension arrangements, including changes to its flagship final salary scheme.One-third of...

Continue Reading

Employers shy away from workplace mediation

Two-thirds of employers have never used mediation to settle workplace disputes, research has found.Research by law firm Dundas & Wilson...

Continue Reading

Final salary pension scheme trustees border on complacency

Trustees of final salary pension schemes are bordering on complacency, despite a high degree of uncertainty surrounding the future financial...

Continue Reading

Workers’ surfing costs economy £10bn a year

The average UK employee spends 90 minutes each week surfing the web for personal use, costing the economy more than...

Continue Reading

Employers who encourage diversity reap the benefits

Diversity issues should no longer pose financial or legal problems for employers, with a report out today indicating that organisations...

Continue Reading

Financial pressures force injured staff back to work

Victims of workplace accidents are being forced back to work before they are ready because of the rising cost of...

Continue Reading

Gender pay gap in legal sector three times higher than national average

Male lawyers are earning nearly £20,000 more than their female counterparts, a study has revealed.Released by the Law Society, a...

Continue Reading