Becky Frith

Strike law proposals response to 'yesterday's problems'

The government’s proposals on strike laws are a response to “yesterday’s problems”, the CIPD has said

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One in eight workers believe appearance affects their career

More than one in eight (13.1%) workers believe their appearance is holding their career back, according to a study from job website CV Library.

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UK job market at lowest levels of optimism for three years

The UK jobs market is the least optimistic it has been for three years, according to HR consulting firm ManpowerGroup.

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Half of employees say employers discriminate against working mothers

Almost half (49%) of mothers believe employers discriminate against working mums

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Government's national living wage a 'top-up, not living wage'

The government’s national living wage (NLW) should be viewed as a ‘compulsory top-up’ and not a true living wage

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Cancer biggest cause of long-term sickness claims

Cancer accounts for almost three out of 10 (29%) long-term sickness claims paid in the past year

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RemCo effectiveness a challenge for firms

A report from the Performance and Reward Centre identifies key issues facing UK plc Remcos and lessons for boosting effectiveness.

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No salary increase for a third of FTSE 100 CEOs

More than a third (36%) of FTSE 100 CEOs received no salary increase this year

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HR’s strategic input remains poorly acknowledged

More than three-quarters (76%) of HR professionals believe HR’s strategic input is poorly acknowledged, according to research from software provider Cascade HR.

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Employees more likely to hide mental health issue than physical health problem

Employees are more likely to lie about an absence if the cause is related to their mental health

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A common culture is the key to global engagement

A consistent company culture is key to high employee engagement levels, but this can be difficult in a multinational business.

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Sports Direct under fire over employment practices

The Trade Union Share Owners (TUSO) group has called on Sports Direct shareholders to vote out company chairman

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