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Fighting for talent in a competitive job market: your HR Lunchtime Debate questions answered

On 29 July HR magazine hosted a webinar on how the new realities of remote and hybrid work and changing workplace culture has added complexity to the recruitment process, in partnership with...

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Employers encouraged to 'get tough' on employees refusing to re-enter the workplace

Workers have ignored Rishi Sunak's call to go back to offices and are continuing to work from home despite the lifting of government advice on July 19.

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Reducing wages for home workers could be unlawful following government pay dispute

Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said civil servants will not be paid less if they continue working from home post-pandemic.

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Should romantic relationships be allowed at work? Part two

In June, health secretary Matt Hancock resigned over an affair with his aide, Gina Coladangelo, admitting he broke the social distancing rules he had set out for the rest of the country.

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Employers encouraged to take a chance on young people to reduce unemployment

The CIPD has pledged to support young people in the UK, as just under half (43%) feel the pandemic has harmed their long-term career prospects.

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Flexible working causing divide between leaders and employees

The gap between employer and employee could widen post-pandemic as flexible working divides opinion in the workplace.

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Hot topic: should romantic relationships be allowed at work?

In June, health secretary Matt Hancock resigned over an affair with his aide, Gina Coladangelo, admitting he broke the social distancing rules he had set out for the rest of the country.

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John Lewis one of nearly 200 companies to pay staff less than the minimum wage

The UK government has named and shamed companies 200 companies which have underpaid their workers, totalling £1.2 million to over 34,000 people.

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Hospitality sector offering more employee benefits

Over 93,000 EU workers have left the UK’s hospitality sector in the last year, and now the industry is offering better pay and more flexibility to attract more staff.

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Breastfeeding still taboo in the workplace

Less than half (43%) of UK employers are comfortable with breastfeeding at work, according to new research by HR consultancy Peninsula.

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Post-pandemic job market scares school leavers

More young people are going to university as they feel the post-pandemic job market will demand a degree rather than an apprenticeship.

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Thousands could lose their job after furlough scheme changes

The changes to the furlough scheme are having a a huge impact on already struggling UK businesses.

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