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Employment tribunal | Blind baker wins discrimination tribunal

Bosses at a bakery in Wrexham did not do enough to make reasonable adjustments for a man registered as blind before dismissing him during his probation period, a tribunal ruled.

Management | Beyond exit interviews: Three steps to productive offboarding

Employee experience is arguably one of the most important aspects of any business, and can sometimes feel like one of the hardest to crack. HR teams are largely responsible for ensuring employee...

Inclusion | D&I clinic: How can HR include asexual employees?

Yasmin Benoit looks at how businesses can be more inclusive of asexual employees.

Workers' rights | Reform UK’s manifesto: What HR needs to know 

The Reform UK party has released its manifesto – which it calls a "contract" – ahead of the general election. It focuses on immigration, tax, employment rights, DEI and small-to-medium enterprises...

Workers' rights | Insecure work reaches all-time high

The number of people in insecure work in the UK has reached an all-time high of 4.1 million, or one in eight people, analysis by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has revealed (14 June). 

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Employment law | Conservatives' manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Conservatives have announced their manifesto ahead of the general election (4 July). It highlighted childcare, skills, national insurance, pensions and welfare.

Recruitment | Has tech taken the soul out of recruiting?

Recruitment

Recruiters and candidates are increasingly using technology to manage the high volume of available roles. How is this impacting the recruiting experience? Tim Stone investigates.

Retention | HR ready to jump ship amid C-suite disputes

HR careers

Over half (57%) of HR professionals are planning to look for a new job this year, a survey by financial adviser Octopus Money found. 

D&I | Return to office policies must work for neurodivergent staff

Diversity & inclusion

There are a range of ways for HR leaders to help make return to office policies work better for neurodivergent people.

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Health | Workplaces unprepared for cardiac arrest, study shows

Over four in 10 (44%) workplaces have a defibrillator installed, research by healthcare providers Direct365 found, but more than half (53%) of employees surveyed said they had never received training...

Leadership | How to be successful in the first 90 days

What should HR professionals in a new role do to ensure success?

Boardroom | Lessons from the C-suite: Nicolas Breteau, TP ICAP Group

Nicolas Breteau, CEO of TP ICAP Group discusses his career path, how he gets inspired and what he thinks an HR director should know.

Election | Labour's manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Labour Party has released its manifesto, ahead of next month’s general election, focusing on extending workers’ rights, immigration and getting people into work.

Conference | CIPD Festival of Work 2024: Day two round-up

The final day of this year’s CIPD Festival of Work took place at London’s Excel centre yesterday (13 June). Here are our highlights.

Case study | How Argyll slashed attrition from 30% to 3.5%

Office provider Argyll reduced turnover rates from 30% to 3.5% by bolstering employee recognition, as Honey Wyatt reports.

Diversity and inclusion | Why the UK needs a joined-up disability, health and work strategy

To create truly inclusive workplaces, it’s time to revisit how we create and implement employment policy.

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“Bland” Spring Budget a flop for HR

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget has gone down poorly with employment experts, who have criticised its narrow focus on personal tax cuts and “bland and beige” policies.

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

Cost of living

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...