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Oliver Bonas becomes accredited living wage employer

Becky Frith, 01 Sep 2015

Fashion and homeware retailer Oliver Bonas has become the first high street retailer to pay all directly...

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Government unveils plans to enforce national living wage

Becky Frith, 01 Sep 2015

The government has unveiled plans to ensure workers receive the national living wage, and outlined measures...

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IT security staff in high demand

Becky Frith, 01 Sep 2015

Almost half (47%) of UK chief information officers (CIOs) expect to appoint additional IT security personnel...

More than four in 10 employees quit because of ‘bad boss'

Becky Frith, 28 Aug 2015

More than four in 10 (42%) employees have quit a job because they had a ‘bad boss’, according to...

Telling a colleague they smell is "hardest workplace conversation"

Becky Frith, 28 Aug 2015

For two-thirds (66%) of British adults 'telling a colleague they smell' is the hardest workplace conversation,...

Business community warns against “knee-jerk” immigration policies

Becky Frith, 28 Aug 2015

The business community has warned against “knee-jerk” policies to curb immigration following the...

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Katie Jacobs, 27 Aug 2015

To help us ensure that HR magazine truly provides what the industry wants we're asking our readers to...

'Key window of opportunity' to interest girls in engineering

Becky Frith, 27 Aug 2015

There is a ‘key window of opportunity’ to interest girls in engineering careers, according to research...

Sainsbury’s increasing staff pay by 4%

Becky Frith, 27 Aug 2015

Sainsbury’s will award 137,000 of its 161,000 employees a pay increase of 4%, following pressure from...

Bonuses almost back to pre-downturn peaks

Becky Frith, 27 Aug 2015

Bonus payments are almost back to pre-downturn levels, according to figures from the Office for National...

Angry workers venting frustration at co-workers

Becky Frith, 26 Aug 2015

Nearly nine out of 10 (86%) workers regularly vent their anger and frustration at co-workers, according...

Beware the impact of IPT rises on medical insurance

Jenny Roper, 26 Aug 2015

Employers must recognise and prepare for the significant impact November’s insurance premium tax (IPT)...

Jobseekers facing "heavy and unconscious bias"

Becky Frith, 26 Aug 2015

Jobseekers face heavy and unconscious bias in the selection process, according to research from the CIPD....

Competition for jobs falls to record low

Becky Frith, 25 Aug 2015

Competition for jobs has fallen to a new record low, according to research from Adzuna.

Digital apprentices have better work ethic than graduates

Jenny Roper, 25 Aug 2015

Digital apprentices often have a better work ethic than computer science graduates, according to co-founder...

Female managers 'work unpaid' for 1 hour 40 minutes per day

Becky Frith, 25 Aug 2015

Female managers are effectively working for free nearly two hours every day, according to research from...

Leaders should strive to be “coaches not dictators”

Becky Frith, 24 Aug 2015

Leaders should strive to be “coaches not dictators” according to Colin Price, chairman of organisational...

96% of pension advisors do not believe pensions will be the same in 30 years

Becky Frith, 24 Aug 2015

Only 1 in 25 (4%) pensions advisers believe the state pension will be in its current form in 30 years,...

Government outlines apprenticeship plans

Becky Frith, 24 Aug 2015

The government has outlined a package of plans to increase the number of quality apprenticeships across...

Hiring managers recall most memorable CV blunders

Becky Frith, 21 Aug 2015

More than half of employers (56%) have caught a candidate lying on their CV according to research from...

In this issue: August 2015
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Stand and deliver: Fresh austerity measures are on the way – but can public sector HR seize the strategic opportunity?

Eureka moment: HR at engineering firm AMFW

Going for gold: Maintaining the Olympic legacy

On the money: Providing innovative rewards

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