National insurance relief for hiring veterans starts today

Employers hiring military veterans can, from today, apply for relief on national insurance contributions (NICs) for the first 12 months of employment.

IR35: What does public-sector HR need to know about the April 2021 changes?

5 Feb 2021

Public sector HR may think that IR35 reforms only apply to private sector.

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Covid-19 testing to be targeted at staff unable to work from home

11 Jan 2021

Key workers and people unable to work from home are to receive more frequent Covid-19 testing – even if they are not displaying any symptoms.

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Public sector pay freeze stokes union anger

26 Nov 2020

Unison general secretary Dave Prentis describes Rishi Sunak's spending review as 'austerity, plain and simple,' as unions attack 'divisive' pay freeze.

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Public sector pay rises targeted at NHS and low income staff

25 Nov 2020

Public sector pay increases are to be targeted at those who need them most, the chancellor has confirmed.
Delivering his...

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Public sector pay freeze set to be announced

20 Nov 2020

Millions of public sector workers in England are likely to see their pay frozen next year, but NHS staff are...

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Almost 900,000 public sector staff see above-inflation pay rise

21 Jul 2020

Nearly 900,000 public sector workers including teachers, doctors, police and prison officers will see their pay increase by up to...

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Defence chief demands action to counter armed forces racism

11 Jun 2020

All military personnel should see the potential in every recruit and help end intolerance, said the UK's most senior officer today.

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How HR helped set up Bristol’s NHS Nightingale Hospital

4 May 2020

All HR teams have had to rise to new challenges in the past weeks, but the HR team at Defence...

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Employers can now refer essential workers for coronavirus tests

24 Apr 2020

Employers of essential workers in England who are self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus can refer them for Covid-19 testing.

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Armed forces trial Fortnite-style virtual reality training

6 Mar 2020

The Ministry of Defence is to trial a new virtual reality platform for military personnel in an effort to make...

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Military veterans ‘guaranteed’ civil service job interviews

6 Feb 2020

Ex-armed forces personnel will be guaranteed interviews for civil service jobs, the government has announced.
So long as they meet...

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RAD Awards 2020 winners: TMP Worldwide takes Work of the Year with The AA

31 Jan 2020

TMP Worldwide took the coveted Work of the Year for its campaign for The AA.

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Concern over frequency of racist incidents in armed forces

19 Dec 2019

Racism is on the rise in the UK's armed forces and concerted action needs to be carried out to curb it.

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Soldier mistaken for colleague wins race discrimination claim

4 Dec 2019

A BAME soldier who was mistaken for BAME colleague and given a scathing performance appraisal as a result has won...

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