Becky Frith

Employment tribunal cases drop by 72%

Employment tribunal cases have fallen by 72% since fees were introduced.

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National living wage: micro-businesses face biggest challenge

Businesses with fewer than nine employees face the biggest increase to their wage bill as a result of the new national living wage, according to research from the Resolution Foundation.

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QHotels embraces ‘earning while learning’ to boost retention

Allowing employees to learn and gain specialist qualifications while they work is highly beneficial for businesses and staff, according to QHotels group resourcing manager Lisa Redding.

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Three top tips to tackle employee sleep deprivation

Last week it was reported that employers should consider later starting times to address sleep deprivation

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Corbyn appoints Angela Eagle shadow secretary for business, innovation and skills

Angela Eagle has been named shadow secretary of state for business, innovation and skills in new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's first shadow cabinet.

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Authenticity essential for leadership

Authenticity is an essential leadership ingredient, according to Gill Hill, head of people development at Nationwide Building Society.

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ECJ rules travelling time counts as work

Travelling to and from first and last appointments should be regarded as working time for workers without a fixed office

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Training for future workers

Learning and development

Blended learning is growing in popularity

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Half of whistleblowers treated differently after speaking out

More than half (51%) of whistleblowers report being treated differently at work after speaking out

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Poor people management costing UK companies £84 billion

Poor people management is costing UK companies £84 billion a year, according to research from Investors in People and economic research consultancy TBR.

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Employers should support sub-networks within their disability network

Employers should support the creation of sub-networks within their disability network

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A third of 51- to 60-year-olds have no pension plans

More than a third (36%) of 51- to 60-year-olds have no pension plans whatsoever, according to the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals’ (CIPP) annual survey.

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