The apprenticeship levy has now failed on every measure and needs to be reformed immediately, according to the CIPD.
Flexible working has rocketed to prominence since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. While the concept is not new and many people have been quietly working flexibly for decades, we are clearly...
Traditional employee reward structures, such as salary bands, could be a thing of the past due to hybrid working, according to accountancy firm PwC.
Nearly a third of UK adults are suffering from loneliness in the latest lockdown, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Tighter and extended lockdown restrictions have meant the number of employees on furlough rose by 700,000 in January this year, despite the scheme's currently scheduled end on 30 April 2021.
The long-awaited IR35 reforms are finally due to come into force in the UK on 6 April 2021, after a delay last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In these challenging times – as UK PLC looks to...
Employment law in the UK is ever evolving. In this article we capture the principal changes which have already, or will be, introduced in 2021.
Employers may be able to insist that new employees take the COVID-19 vaccine, however HR is concerned it will create a minefield of compliance and discrimination issues.
The Supreme Court handed down its long-anticipated judgment in the case of Uber BV and others v Aslam and others on 19 February.
When the UK entered lockdown in March 2020, even the most traditional companies had to rapidly transition from office-based to working from home. It was clear that ‘work’ was about to be redefined,...
Senior leaders who have failed to communicate empathetically with their teams during coronavirus have created distrust within the workplace, leading to staff looking for new jobs.
Many employers are not providing employee benefits that support the core needs of their workforce, according to a new survey by consultancy Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing.
A company’s culture is foundational to the future success of a business, impacting all corners of your organisation from engagement and productivity to retention.
Plans to return to the workplace after the UK’s third national lockdown are unclear leaving HR teams with more questions than answers.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) will be giving UK firms a six-month grace period if they do not report their gender pay gap data by 30 March (public sector) or 4 April (private) 2021.