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Fri, 16 Aug 19 | HR transformation >

Recruiting HR professionals: building the perfect HR team

As the HR profession changes so does the way that HR recruits HR...
Fri, 16 Aug 19 | Employment tribunals >

£12k for unfairly dismissed Age UK worker after botched redundancy

A calculation error made by managers working out who should be made redundant led to a successful claim of unfair dismissal from a former Age UK employee...
Fri, 16 Aug 19 | Ethnicity >

Citizens Advice training document ‘propagated racial stereotypes’

Citizens Advice in England and Wales has produced a staff training document accused of spreading racist stereotypes...
Fri, 16 Aug 19 | Personnel Today >

Only half recognise heart condition warning signs

Workers could be “sleepwalking into an epidemic of cardiovascular disease” if they do not improve their knowledge of heart disease...
Thu, 15 Aug 19 | LGBT >

‘Gay cake’ case referred to European Court

The case involving a Northern Irish bakery that refused to make a cake with a message supporting gay marriage will...
Thu, 15 Aug 19 | Europe >

Banks need to transfer more staff to EU for no-deal Brexit

Banks need to “step up” their plans for the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the European Central Bank...
Thu, 15 Aug 19 | Retail >

Asda staff protest over contract changes

Asda staff have taken part a rally in outside the retailer’s headquarters in Leeds in protest over contract changes that...
Wed, 14 Aug 19 | Research >

Waste collection absence rates fall when wheeled bins are used

Sickness absence rates among waste collection staff could decline if local authorities changed the style of bins they provided households,...
Wed, 14 Aug 19 | Automation >

Future skills framework to be developed

A framework for “essential” skills – such as teamwork, presenting and problem-solving – will be developed by a new task...
Wed, 14 Aug 19 | Mental health >

Surge in mental health issues at Hinkley Point C ‘highly disturbing’

There has been a surge in the number of workers on the Hinkley Point C construction project who are grappling...
Wed, 14 Aug 19 | Sexual harassment >

Alex Salmond: Botched HR investigation leads to £500k pay-out

Former first minister Alex Salmond has received more than £500,000 in legal costs from the Scottish government following a botched...
Tue, 13 Aug 19 | Disability >

Diabetic bank manager discriminated against after locking customer in branch

An employment tribunal found the bank liable for disability discrimination...
Tue, 13 Aug 19 | NHS >

Wage growth fastest in 11 years

Wages are growing at their fastest rate for 11 years, according to official figures released today...
Mon, 12 Aug 19 | National living wage >

Give workers more holiday to stimulate economic growth, report urges

Increasing minimum holiday entitlement and wages would help solve the UK’s productivity crisis and stimulate economic growth, a think tank...
Sun, 11 Aug 19 | Economics, government & business >

Low-skilled labour supply down by a third in two years

The number of people applying for each role continues to fall – particularly for low-skilled roles – according to the...