Charissa King

Diversity and inclusion: “Stay the course”

Brian Reaves, UKG’s chief belonging, diversity, equity and inclusion officer, spoke exclusively to HR magazine on why work towards fostering workplace diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging must...

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Major EAP provider accused of failings

The employee assistance programme (EAP) Health Assured is under scrutiny due to allegations of mishandled calls.

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Health and Wellbeing at Work: Day one round-up

The HR magazine team has been chairing the Best Place to Work seminar stream at this year’s Health and Wellbeing at Work show, which began yesterday (12 March), at Birmingham’s NEC.

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Health workers seek long Covid compensation

Dozens of healthcare workers with long Covid are waiting for the High Court to progress their compensation claim.

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David Olusoga: Women are workplace changemakers

Women change workplace cultures by their very presence in traditionally male professions, the historian and broadcaster David Olusoga has stated, in the lead-up to International Women’s Day (today, 8...

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17% of large firms don’t report their gender pay gap, CIPD reveals

Nearly a fifth (17%) of organisations that employ more than 250 people have not reported their gender pay gap, CIPD research has revealed.

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UK workers want longer paternity leave

Fathers should have seven weeks off work to spend with their newborns, instead of the current UK standard of two weeks, according to the findings of research commissioned by the insurer QBE.

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How Virgin Media O2 uses blind recruiting to close the experience gap

Blind recruiting is proving useful for inclusively attracting people to Virgin Media O2’s apprenticeship schemes and entry-level roles, according to Karen Handley, the business’ head of future...

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HR lessons from the Horizon Scandal

Internal investigations are back in the media spotlight, after a TV drama fuelled fresh momentum for the long-running campaign in favour of people affected by the Post Office IT scandal. Will recent...

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HR leaders featured in 2024 new year honours list

A number of HR leaders have been recognised in the New Year Honours List for 2024, which aims to recognise exceptional achievements from people across the country.

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Time off is parents’ second biggest concern when kids are sick

Having to take time off work is parents’ second highest concern when their child is in hospital, according to research from MetLife UK, an insurance and employee benefits provider.

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Acas offers advice as junior doctors strike

As junior doctors in England begin unprecedented strike action today (3 January), Susan Clews, chief executive of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas), has advised HR leaders to...

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