Third sector

Mencap and Unison urge rethink of sleep-shift pay

Mencap and Unison have written a joint letter to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging the government to rethink...

NCT accused of ‘racism’ by parenting practitioners

16 Apr 2021

A union said that some of the National Childbirth Trust's practitioners were being “bullied” by the trust’s quality assurance procedures.

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Oxfam suspended from UK funding amid new misconduct claims

8 Apr 2021

Charity has been suspended from accessing UK aid funding again after new allegations of sexual exploitation and bullying emerged.

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Acas: mental health ‘enlightenment’ a pandemic silver lining

4 Feb 2021

On Time to Talk Day, Acas has published a paper examining how three organisations have responded to the employee wellbeing crisis.

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Researcher who raised driving time safety concern unfairly dismissed

9 Dec 2020

A senior employee at a Christian charity was unfairly dismissed after he raised health and safety concerns about the time...

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New tier system: what will it mean for employers?

26 Nov 2020

When England’s lockdown is lifted on 2 December, a new, more stringent regional ‘tier’ system will be introduced that will...

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Age Concern exec undermined by trustees wins £26k in compensation

6 Oct 2020

A former charity CEO has won more than £26,000 in compensation after being constructively dismissed from her role.
Gillian Smith...

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Number of employers expecting job cuts goes up by half

10 Aug 2020

One in three organisations expects to cut jobs in the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest Labour Market...

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Strengthen whistleblowing regulations for the third sector, urges charity

26 Jun 2020

Staff should raise concerns without fear of repercussions, says Protect.

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RSPCA prepares to make one fifth of staff redundant

19 Jun 2020

Animal welfare charity the RSPCA is to make almost one fifth of its employees redundant, due in part to the...

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Chancellor announces £750m fund for front-line charities

9 Apr 2020

The government will allocate £750m to support charities working on the front line of the coronavirus crisis, chancellor of the...

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Aid agencies urged to join staff misconduct data sharing scheme

25 Feb 2020

More UK aid agencies are being encouraged to join a data-sharing scheme which helps stop perpetrators of sexual abuse from...

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Charity boss who doctored minutes to inflate pay sent to prison

7 Feb 2020

The former chief executive of an animal charity has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he forged the...

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Movers and shakers: Protect, NHS, The Collective and Marshall Motors

10 Dec 2019

Personnel Today’s first far-from-exhaustive listing of appointments in the HR world includes a new NHS post to promote flexible working...

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Citizens Advice training document ‘propagated racial stereotypes’

16 Aug 2019

Citizens Advice in England and Wales has produced a staff training document accused of spreading racist stereotypes.
The document, which...

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