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Backlash as BrewDog HR team responds to toxic work claims

BrewDog's people team has seemingly responded to Punks with Purpose's campaign alleging negative experiences of former employees, but the response has exacerbated the issues.

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What you missed from the CIPD Festival of Work

Professor Brian Cox, safeguarding the NHS, hybrid work tips and lessons learned from mistakes in the pandemic - here are some of the key takeaways we gleaned from this week's CIPD Festival of Work.

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Mandatory care vaccinations come with rights risks

Coronavirus vaccinations are now mandatory for care home stuff in England and ministers are considering extending compulsory vaccination measure to all NHS staff.

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Brexit five years on: European interest in UK jobs has plummeted

Five years on from the Brexit referendum new research by jobsite Indeed has found UK employees in the lowest paid jobs have been most negatively affected by the decision to leave the EU.

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Coronavirus presents historic shift to new era of HR

On the first day of the CIPD’s 2021 Festival of Work thought leaders discussed how 2020 hit the reset button for HR and leadership.

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Outdated benefits costing businesses talent

Companies that ignore the needs of graduates are at risk of missing out on top young talent, as nine out of 10 graduates say benefits play a key role in attracting them to a role.

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Forstater ruling pushes employers to define discrimination

Last week's ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) which backed Maya Forstater’s right to share her controversial transgender views on social media is likely to pose significant challenges for...

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Employees forced back to work despite government guidance, says TUC

Nearly one in 10 UK employees have been forced back to the workplace despite government guidance to continue remote working until restrictions are reviewed on 21 June.

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‘Last in, first out’ scaring people from starting new jobs post-pandemic

Recruiters are concerned people are holding back from moving jobs due to the fear of being the last in, first out, according to new research by LinkedIn.

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Sharpening employees’ tools on a tight budget

As firms weigh up the benefits of flexible working and employees decide whether to stay remote, there is one thing they both agree on: reskilling must be a priority, discovers Emma Greedy .

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Former Brewdog employees claim staff aren’t treated like human beings

A group of ex-employees from craft beer brewing company Brewdog have started a campaign to bring to light their negative experiences working for the brand.

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Speakers added to new webinar: Laying the foundation for a workplace that works for all

Carol Frost, chief people officer at Metro Bank and Jo North, head of HR, people and engagement at giffgaff have joined the HR's magazine's upcoming Lunchtime Debate.

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