Dominic Bernard

Glassdoor's UK top 50 employers revealed

The top 50 UK companies to work for were announced this morning, 12 January, as compiled by Glassdoor in its 2022 Employees' Choice Awards – with tech companies making up 19 of the 50 entries.

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What does ‘living with Covid’ mean for business?

The government’s proposal to reduce free lateral flow tests (LFTs) may leave employers with responsibility for testing some frontline workers.

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Complex hiring processes are losing talent

Half (50%) of all UK professionals have declined a job offer because the hiring process was too long.

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Women's role in the economy transformed since 1992

The number of female workers in the UK has risen by 4.3 million in the last 30 years, a report by the Resolution Foundation and the Centre for Economic Performance found.

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Strong D&I strategy keeps employees engaged and motivated

Organisations that have not yet started to invest in equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives are significantly more likely to suffer from declining levels of employee engagement.

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CEO pay passes average annual income after just 38 hours of work

The median earnings of a FTSE 100 CEO for 2022 will have surpassed £31,285 this morning, the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK, after just 38 hours of work.

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HR can help mitigate the 'January blues'

The usual post-Christmas drop in happiness may be exacerbated by Omicron – but HR can help provide a light at the end of the tunnel.

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HR consultancy to boom in 2022

A first of its kind survey of independent HR firms revealed that nine in 10 (93%) expect to grow their business within the next 12 months.

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Parents struggling with childcare costs

One in eight (13%) British workers has had to opt for part-time hours to manage the cost of childcare.

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How employee experience could be failing your people

With resignations at the highest they’ve been in 20 years HR’s focus, now more than ever, is on retention. Central to this struggle is HR’s battle to build an employee experience that pleases...

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Nationality and Borders Bill leaves foreign born citizens open to discrimination

The Nationality & Borders Bill, awaiting its second reading in the House of Lords, will leave foreign-born British people open to discrimination, according to campaigners, making it harder for ethnic...

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Is grandparental leave the next big employee perk?

Saga, the travel and insurance company for over-50s, made headlines as the first major UK employer to introduce grandparental leave and it could be a sign of how employee benefits will change over the...

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