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Pimlico Plumbers advert risks discrimination claims

London plumbing firm Pimlico Plumbers has launched its first advert for a job that lists vaccination against coronavirus as a requirement.

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Creating a sense of belonging at work

Building a business culture that workers genuinely feel they belong within requires more than half-hearted initiatives, according to our HR Lunchtime Debate panel – belonging must be built in at...

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Collaboration lessons from the UK's first post-lockdown events

Though people in the UK are largely able to eat, drink and socialise however they choose to, the idea of pitching up at an indoor event elbow-to-elbow with thousands of other people is still...

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What Brexit and coronavirus mean for GDPR

Last month marked three years since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Though the contents of the law have remained unchanged since 2018, Brexit and coronavirus mean...

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Roadmap out of lockdown: where next for HR? Questions answered

As the UK ploughs forward on its roadmap out of lockdown, HR leaders will be transitioning to the next stage of recovery – shaping working practices not just for survival but for the long term.

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How does HR host T Level students?

As of this week UK employers will be entitled to a £1,000 cash incentive for every T Level student hosted for an industry placement.

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Over half of UK employers now provide enhanced maternity and paternity pay

Nearly two thirds (63.5%) of businesses offer maternity pay above the statuary minimum in the UK, and three-fifths (60.8%) offer enhanced paternity pay.

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Imposter syndrome pervades the workplace

Employees are still experiencing imposter syndrome in the workplace, despite having a good company culture.

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UK workers face confidence crisis returning to work

Almost two fifths (37%) of people returning to work after a year away experience a loss in confidence, creating more concerns for workplaces post-coronavirus and beyond.

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How can HR be a trans ally?

Safety is one of the biggest challenges currently faced by trans and non-binary employees in the workplace according to Benjamin Cohen, chief executive at LGBT+ news outlet PinkNews.

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Pay gap reporting outstrips strategy in D&I efforts

The majority (88%) of businesses plan to report their ethnicity pay gap next year despite most (75%) not having a formal framework and analytics in place to tackle D&I.

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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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