Sectors

HR in financial services: a sector rich in opportunities?

An HR role in financial services can offer the chance to shine—but it will also be demanding. Stephanie Sparrow reports...

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Top jobs dominated by privately educated and Oxbridge graduates

25 Jun 2019

Employers should collect and monitor data on the socio-economic background of their staff, it has been recommended, after a report...

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Financial services staff reluctant to raise mental health concerns, survey finds

25 Jun 2019

Three-quarters of staff who have a mental health concern are reluctant to make use of support provided by their employer,...

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How businesses can support the NHS and help employees

24 Jun 2019

Businesses should take a more proactive approach to their employees' health and help take the strain off the NHS.

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Eight per cent of NHS staff sexually harassed in past year

20 Jun 2019

Only a fifth of NHS staff say their employer has implemented a sexual harassment policy, indicating that workers believe it...

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Tesco asks former staff to return redundancy overpayments

20 Jun 2019

Former Tesco staff who were made redundant last month have been asked to return redundancy sums that were overpaid to...

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Teachers facing one of the highest global workload “burdens”

20 Jun 2019

The government has failed to tackle the “workload burden” many teachers face, it has been claimed, after a report found...

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Staffline shares slump following six-year minimum wage underpayment

18 Jun 2019

Staffline, one of the biggest recruitment and training agencies in the UK, has seen its shares tumble after PwC delayed...

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Wahaca backtracks on charging waiters over unpaid bills

17 Jun 2019

Mexican-style street food chain Wahaca has altered its policy on making serving staff pay part of the bills of customers who leave without paying.

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City trading floor bans alcohol

14 Jun 2019

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has banned dealers on its trading floor from working under the influence of alcohol.

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Lloyd’s of London sexual harassment cases multiply

14 Jun 2019

Further evidence of a culture of lewd behaviour at Lloyd's of London emerged this week after an executive was suspended after sending a sexually suggestive email about a female colleague.

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Met Police to recruit part-time constables for the first time

12 Jun 2019

The Metropolitan Police has announced it will recruit part-time constables for the first time in a bid to attract more...

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Sainsbury’s fails to get equal pay claim struck out

11 Jun 2019

The equal pay claim being pursued by hundreds of Sainsbury’s staff can continue to be heard, an employment tribunal has...

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Junior doctors to vote on four-year pay deal

11 Jun 2019

Junior doctors are to be balloted on whether to accept a four-year deal which will mean annual pay uplifts of...

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EU settled status scheme looks far from settled

11 Jun 2019

Home Office cannot afford to ignore the lessons of the Windrush scandal and suffer the resulting reputational damage.

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