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  • Average pay awards for 2017-18 pay bargaining revealed
    26 Sep 18
    The pay bargaining year has ended with pay awards averaging at 2.5%, despite a slight dip in the three months… The post Average pay awards for 2017-18 pay bargaining revealed appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Majority of staff with ‘minor’ illnesses don’t take a sick day
    26 Sep 18
    Nine in 10 employees continue to work even when they are suffering from a “minor” illness, with many feeling their… The post Majority of staff with ‘minor’ illnesses don’t take a sick day appeared first on Personnel…
  • Corbyn vows to “rebalance power” in the workplace
    26 Sep 18
    Labour will “rebalance power in the workplace” if the party wins power, Jeremy Corbyn said in his speech closing the… The post Corbyn vows to “rebalance power” in the workplace appeared first on Personnel Today . …
  • Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector)
    26 Sep 18
    In our continuing profiles of shortlisted teams and individuals in the 2018… The post Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • How much do your looks affect career prospects?
    26 Sep 18
    New research from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library , has found that nearly three-quarters (70.4 percent) of Brits think the way you look affects your career prospects , with 81.9 percent believing that employers discriminate…
  • Developing a digital culture is 2018’s biggest challenge 
    26 Sep 18
    Over half (54 percent) of HR professionals think developing digital culture and employees’ skills is this year’s biggest challenge, finds research. Contributor Fiorella Crespi, Head of the Observatory – Politecnico di Milano School of…
  • CIPD and Mind publish mental health guidance for managers
    25 Sep 18
    The CIPD and mental health charity Mind have published an updated mental health guide for managers, which it is hoped… The post CIPD and Mind publish mental health guidance for managers appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Labour announces plans to shake up supply teacher recruitment
    25 Sep 18
    The Labour Party has announced that it would shake up how schools recruit supply teachers, claiming it would save them… The post Labour announces plans to shake up supply teacher recruitment appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Generation Z want to work in a ‘fun’ environment
    25 Sep 18
    Two-thirds (65%) of Generation Z employees – those aged 18-24 – look for a “fun” working environment when assessing whether… The post Generation Z want to work in a ‘fun’ environment appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Cabinet agrees EU workers should not be favoured post-Brexit
    25 Sep 18
    The cabinet has agreed with the recommendation made by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) that EU migrants should face the… The post Cabinet agrees EU workers should not be favoured post-Brexit appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • The staggering cost of failed hires
    25 Sep 18
    In independent research which was commissioned by peer-to-peer recruitment platform, AnyGood?, the vast majority ( 90 percent ) of the 1000+ individuals surveyed stated that they believed recruiters were failing to match the right applicant…
  • TUPE and service provision change: What happens if a service is fragmented?
    25 Sep 18
    Service provision change is a notoriously thorny area of TUPE transfer law. But it can become even more complex where… The post TUPE and service provision change: What happens if a service is fragmented? appeared first on Personnel Today…
  • Top graduate jobs soar but state-schooled graduates vastly underrepresented 
    25 Sep 18
    Businesses hired significantly more graduates, apprentices and interns this year, however much more needs to be done to improve diversity. Institute of Student Employers (ISE) Annual Student Recruitment Survey 2018 reports that employers’ …
  • Drivers working in gig economy not provided with safety training
    24 Sep 18
    A study into drivers working as part of the “gig economy” has highlighted the importance of businesses treating the management… The post Drivers working in gig economy not provided with safety training appeared first on Personnel Today ….
  • Call for health screening to be introduced for Grenfell Tower emergency workers
    24 Sep 18
    The coroner leading the Grenfell Tower fire inquest has urged the NHS to set up a long-term screening programme for… The post Call for health screening to be introduced for Grenfell Tower emergency workers appeared first on Personnel Today…
  • New voice for nurses as Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing is set to launch
    24 Sep 18
    Next month (October) sees the launch of the new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing, the membership organisation that, it is… The post New voice for nurses as Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing is set to launch appeared first on Personnel…
  • Record number of workers on national minimum wage being underpaid
    24 Sep 18
    HM Revenue and Customs identified a record £15.6m in national minimum wage underpayment in 2017/18. More than 200,000 workers were… The post Record number of workers on national minimum wage being underpaid appeared first on Personnel Today…
  • Labour plans compulsory employee share ownership
    24 Sep 18
    A future Labour government would require all companies with 250 or more employees to give shares to their workers worth… The post Labour plans compulsory employee share ownership appeared first on Personnel Today .
  • Succession planning: driving success in gender diversity
    24 Sep 18
    Poor succession planning for leadership positions could be contributing to the limited progress in achieving gender balance. Brett Moffatt explains… The post Succession planning: driving success in gender diversity appeared first on Personnel…
  • Organisations can leak confidential info like sieves
    24 Sep 18
    This week, Amazon has said it is investigating suspected internal leaks of confidential data by its employees for bribes to remove fake reviews and other seller scams from its website. Contributor Alastair Brown, Chief Technological Officer…
  • Britain’s biggest employers must hire now for Brexit
    24 Sep 18
    This week we have seen Theresa May head to Europe to dine with EU leaders, following a long summer spent attempting to win over world leaders. Her efforts at schmoozing her political opponents and allies have had mixed results – much…
  • Trade War: What is it good for?
    23 Sep 18
    A lot of attention is currently being focussed on the latest set of tariffs that the US is imposing on China. Despite the large numbers involved we don’t believe that investors should be concerned about the tariffs per se, but should be aware…
  • Mike Ashley could be right…!!!
    23 Sep 18
    Mike Ashely – Chief Executive of Sports Direct – recently complained publicly that the company faced ‘disproportionate scrutiny and misrepresentation’. Contributor Gerry Brown, Non-executive directorships expert and author of The Independent…
  • Vast majority of EU workers would be barred from UK
    22 Sep 18
    New IPPR analysis finds that approximately three quarters of EU employees currently working in the UK would be ineligible for a work visa, under this week’s proposals from the Migration Advisory Committee. Marley Morris, Senior Research Fellow…
  • Will Sainsbury’s-Asda merger be vetoed?
    22 Sep 18
    “One can set aside the promises about job losses, lower prices, no store closures, and retaining the two brands. These are likely to be short term at best, perhaps a couple of years for some”. Contributor Professor John Colley, Associate…
  • A new perk for the wealthy, right in their own apartment buildings: resident-only restaurants and drinks on the house in private bars
    21 Sep 18
    Luxury apartments are rolling out fancy and resident-exclusive restaurants. The Wall Street Journal reported that a recent crop of such eateries has sprung up in Miami. Glitzy real estate offerings of the past have featured similar wild giveaways…
  • How to get a job at Netflix, and what it's like to work there
    18 Sep 18
    Netflix has a notably unique company culture, which its CEO Reed Hastings once outlined the philosophy of in a 2009 slide deck. Drawing from a recent LinkedIn QA with Netflix and from a 2016 Reddit AMA hosted by a Netflix employee, we’ve compiled…
  • 10 jobs that won't exist 20 years from now
    17 Sep 18
    The truth is, no industry is 100% safeguarded against the influence of technology. Some workers, such as dispatchers, are more at risk of seeing their jobs become computerized than others. Occupations that tend to be more routine and repetitive…
  • A flight attendant for China Eastern Airlines was fired after her boyfriend proposed to her on board
    14 Sep 18
    A flight attendant lost her job after being proposed to while working. Her former employer, China Eastern Airlines, said she abandoned her duties. According to the airline, by accepting the proposal, she jeopardized the security of passengers…
  • 16 mind-blowing job perks that real companies offer
    10 Sep 18
    We all hope to get basic workplace benefits such as health insurance and paid time off . But some companies truly go above and beyond for their employees, offering perks that include valet parking, insurance for their pets, and money to travel…



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