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Working families | Families to earn £1,900 less by 2030

Working families will earn £1,900 a year lower on average by the end of the decade, analysis by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has revealed.

Autism | Why digital accessibility is key to recruiting a neurodivergent workforce

A new and important government-backed report has outlined a raft of recommendations that are designed to support autistic people getting into, and staying in, employment.

Skills | Employees need new or better skills, say HR professionals

Over a third of employees in the UK will need new or better skills to meet the demands of future roles, according to a poll of 200 HR professionals.

Workers rights | Oxford professors win gig economy tribunal

Creative writing professors who were employed as gig workers by Oxford University should have had employee status, a tribunal has ruled.

Compliance | Whistleblowing doesn’t have to be a bad experience

Getting whistleblowing right is not easy for an organisation. But even more importantly, stepping forward as a whistleblower is no easy feat.

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CBI | Behind the scenes at the CBI: Exclusive interview

A year after allegations of sexual misconduct and rape rocked the CBI, Millicent Machell speaks to the women tasked with rehabilitating the organisation.

Health | D&I Clinic: How to handle terminal illness

Diversity & inclusion

Guest expert Joanne Smithson addresses how HR can improve the experience of employees working with a terminal illness, and their colleagues

Budget | Spring Budget 2024: what HR wants

Workers' rights

Ahead of the Spring Budget on 6 March, HR hopes that chancellor Jeremy Hunt will make changes to skills training, IR35, childcare and the regulation of umbrella companies.

Flexible benefits | M&S doubles parental leave and increases pay

Employee benefits

M&S has enhanced its parental leave policy and launched a new retail pay offer.

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CBI | Behind the scenes at the CBI: Exclusive interview

A year after allegations of sexual misconduct and rape rocked the CBI, Millicent Machell speaks to the women tasked with rehabilitating the organisation.

Neurodiversity | Government releases report to tackle barriers autistic people face at work 

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released a new report on autism in the workplace. 

Pay | 17% of large firms don’t report their gender pay gap, CIPD reveals

Nearly a fifth (17%) of organisations that employ more than 250 people have not reported their gender pay gap, CIPD research has revealed.

Compliance | The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act: what HR needs to know 

Businesses can now be held criminally liable for economic crimes committed by their staff members, thanks to the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 (ECCTA), which received Royal Assent...

Health | D&I Clinic: How to handle terminal illness

Guest expert Joanne Smithson addresses how HR can improve the experience of employees working with a terminal illness, and their colleagues

Budget | Spring Budget 2024: what HR wants

Ahead of the Spring Budget on 6 March, HR hopes that chancellor Jeremy Hunt will make changes to skills training, IR35, childcare and the regulation of umbrella companies.

Flexible benefits | M&S doubles parental leave and increases pay

M&S has enhanced its parental leave policy and launched a new retail pay offer.

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Cost of living learning hub

'Loud budgeting' is trending – here's what HR can learn

There’s a reason trends go viral. It’s because they tap into the zeitgeist and vocalise something lots of us are thinking. This is certainly the case with 'loud budgeting'. 

Employment tribunal fees may be re-introduced

Employment law

The government has proposed plans to introduce fees at employment tribunals in a move it said will claimants and employers to reach a settlement.

Young people turning down jobs over transport and uniform costs

Diversity & inclusion

Research found 5% of young people who are unemployed had to turn down a job because they cannot afford the costs to start, including rent, transport or uniform, according to NatWest and the Prince’s...

Earned Wage Access could calm money worries, CIPP says

Employee benefits

As the cost of living crisis continues, the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) is calling for employers to use Earned Wage Access (EWA) payroll to ease financial pressure on...