Royal Mail is being sued by drivers that it has classified as self-employed, meaning they are not entitled to holiday pay, sick pay or minimum wage.
We delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ordered the public service provider Serco Leisure to stop using biometric data to track employees’ attendance.
‘Poor’ and ‘inconsistent’ were the two most common terms used by disabled employees who took part in our Great Big Workplace Adjustments Survey to describe their experiences of getting adjustments.
HR organisations are among those benefiting most from government grants for adapting to AI innovation, research has revealed.
Greggs, Estee Lauder and EasyJet are among 524 business that failed to pay their employees minimum wage between 2015 and 2023.
Avanti West Coast has faced criticism after its employee support group offered staff a gift bag that rail union representatives described as demeaning and insulting.
Flexible, remote and hybrid working has been high on the agenda for most companies. Closing central city offices enables a cost saving as well as allowing for a much more agile workforce, which...
Raising productivity could dig the UK out of stagnation and sustainably raise wages. In the second part of our January/February 2024 cover story, Dominic Bernard finds out why a word employees...
Sandi Wassmer, CEO at the Employers Network fro Equality and Inclusion (ENEI) shares lessons she's learned on her way to the top.
Employers claimed £26 billion of free labour due to 3.8 million people working overtime in 2023, analysis from TUC has revealed.
The physical health and safety of workers has been an ever-increasing priority for UK industries ever since the introduction of the Factories Act of 1833.
The largest global trial of the four-day work week has been deemed a success, as 89% of participating companies have continued adopting the practice a year on, research has showed.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has issued new guidance on menopause for employers.
Emma Locke, change and communications lead for the confectionery manufacturer Perfetti Van Melle, shares her vision for the future of the profession.
Australia has just joined some other countries, including France, Spain, Portugal and Belgium, in adopting a ‘right to disconnect’ from work in various forms.
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'.
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...
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...