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Lakenheath air base

Employment tribunals have no jurisdiction over US bases in UK

An employment tribunal has accepted that the US government can’t be investigated for breaches of UK employment law in facilities...

Women find it harder to get a job after leaving armed forces, says report

25 Sep 2019

Female military service leavers are less likely to find a job than males, with many reluctant to apply for roles...

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Former soldiers win race discrimination claim

16 Sep 2019

Two former British soldiers have won a race discrimination claim against the Ministry of Defence.

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Armed forces: minorities more likely to make complaints

7 Aug 2019

Ministers “must get a grip” on tackling the disproportionately high number of complaints raised by female and ethnic minority armed...

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Public sector pay rises will come from existing budgets

22 Jul 2019

The austerity belt has been further loosened with the announcement of public sector pay rises above the rate of inflation, the largest in six years.

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Public sector workers to receive largest pay rise in years

19 Jul 2019

Teachers and police officers will receive the biggest pay rises in six years, the government will announce next week

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Landmark pensions ruling opens doors for other public sector claims

17 Jul 2019

A woman has won the right to access her late partner’s military pension in a landmark Court of Appeal ruling....

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MoD vows to tackle harassment and bullying in the armed forces

16 Jul 2019

New measures to stamp out the discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in some areas of the armed forces have been...

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RAF Typhoon

How the RAF can add wings to your HR career

27 May 2019

With fantastic benefits and low costs for trainees, the RAF offers people an excellent opportunity to gain confidence and skills...

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CPD: The heat is on – managing thermal comfort and the menopause

5 Apr 2019

Menopausal symptoms can affect all older women and some aged below 45, and can pose challenges for individuals and employers...

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Government to launch review of armed forces retention

5 Feb 2019

Theresa May has ordered a review into the armed forces’ retention problem in an attempt to curtail the number of...

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Army fails to hit recruitment targets since 2013

14 Dec 2018

The Army will fail to hit its recruitment target for 2020 as problems with its recruitment process meant it has...

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Message centre – understanding and articulating the occupational health ‘brand’

7 Dec 2018

Occupational health practitioners are, rightly, always focused on delivering excellence. But with government reviewing the future shape of OH, Nick...

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Members of the Secret Intelligence team, flanked by Alex Jones and Personnel Today editor Rob Moss collect their Innovation in Recruitment Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018

Secret Intelligence Service swoops for Innovation in Recruitment Award

21 Nov 2018

The Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, won the 2018 Personnel Today Awards Innovation in Recruitment prize after demonstrating...

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Portrayal of PTSD may damage veterans’ job prospects

9 Nov 2018

A government minister has blamed film and TV producers for promoting images of former armed forces personnel that may encourage...

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