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Grant Thornton boss Sacha Romanovitch resigns after partner disquiet

Sacha Romanovitch, the first female head of a major professional services firm, is to resign at the end of the...

Asda awaits latest judgment in equal pay case

12 Oct 2018

An appeals court hearing concludes today in another episode of the long-running Asda supermarket equal pay case.
The three-day hearing...

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EU searches for construction and health jobs fall as Brexit fears grow

11 Oct 2018

The construction industry is the sector of the economy hardest hit by a decline of interest among jobseekers from EU...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Excellence in Public Service HR Award

8 Oct 2018

The Excellence in Public Service HR Award celebrates HR departments in public sector organisations that have helped deliver stronger performance,...

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Police Federation takes legal action over ‘derisory’ pay offer

5 Oct 2018

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) is set to launch legal action over what it has called the...

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Amazon increases minimum pay above voluntary Living Wage

2 Oct 2018

Amazon is to increase its minimum wage in excess of the level recommended by the Living Wage Foundation for almost...

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Thousands of Tesco staff join new equal pay claim

1 Oct 2018

More than 8,000 workers have signed up to a new equal pay claim being brought against Tesco, which has been...

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Civil service to boost diversity through apprenticeship

28 Sep 2018

The civil service is looking to hire its first wave of apprentice economists, including school leavers, in a bid to...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector)

26 Sep 2018

In our continuing profiles of shortlisted teams and individuals in the 2018...

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Labour announces plans to shake up supply teacher recruitment

25 Sep 2018

The Labour Party has announced that it would shake up how schools recruit supply teachers, claiming it would save them...

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Record number of workers on national minimum wage being underpaid

24 Sep 2018

HM Revenue and Customs identified a record £15.6m in national minimum wage underpayment in 2017/18.
More than 200,000 workers were...

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Giving notice to leave a job is not always a letter of resignation

14 Sep 2018

A letter that gives one month’s notice should not automatically be interpreted as a letter of resignation, an employment appeal...

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Prison officers protest at Pentonville Prison

Prison officers call off protest action after withdrawal of court threat

14 Sep 2018

An estimated 5,000 prison staff had assembled at facilities to protest against the rise of violence experienced by staff working with inmates

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Tougher sentences for attacks on emergency workers

13 Sep 2018

Prison terms for individuals who assault emergency workers will increase from six months to a year under a new law...

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Police workforce drops by a fifth in the wake of funding cuts

11 Sep 2018

Funding cuts have resulted in the loss of almost one-fifth of policing jobs since 2010, according to the National Audit...

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