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Should stress be a reportable injury?

According to the Trades Union Congress (TUC) over 400,000 people suffer from stress-related illnesses at work each year, yet stress is not yet recognised as an occupational illness. Is it time this...

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HR Lunchtime Debate on employee belonging now available on demand

Creating a sense of belonging is about more than just celebrating differences in your organisation, it’s a question of authenticity.

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Are we turning back the clock on workers’ rights in the UK?

Brexit, the pandemic, opportunistic employers and an, at best, lackadaisical government are all contributing to an erosion of employee rights which must be tackled.

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Organisations leveraging L&D for survival

HR must prioritise learning and development (L&D) to create genuine change in the workplace, argues a new report.  

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Thousands of organisations opt out of gender pay gap reporting

The number of employers publishing their gender pay gap data has fallen in its thousands since 2018 according to new analysis from the CIPD.

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Is working from home as productive as it seems?

Employers are now more likely to say that homeworking has boosted productivity than they were in June 2020 according to a new report from the CIPD, yet remote work still proves controversial to some.

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New guidance to help HR with Race at Work Charter released

The CIPD and Business in the Community (BITC) have issued new guidance to help employers meet the Race at Work Charter.

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Is compulsory mental health first aid training at work the right move?  

Yesterday (23 March) Dean Russell, MP for Watford, introduced a Parliamentary Bill to make mental health first-aid (MHFA) a compulsory part of every UK workplace's first-aid training.

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Youth unemployment sees steepest rise in a decade

The UK has experienced the largest quarterly increase of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) since 2011, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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How to introduce coronavirus testing at work

All UK nations have now published respective roadmaps for leading out of the current coronavirus lockdown. Though the dates of when certain parts of the economy will reopen are subject to change and...

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Half of women still feel stigma of talking about menopause at work

A new report commissioned by Vodafone found 50% of women experiencing menopause symptoms at work feel there is a stigma attached to talking about it, prompting a third (33%) to hide how they’re...

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HR relieved as furlough extended to September 2021

The UK government has announced that the furlough scheme will be extended another five months until the end of September 2021.

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