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‘Pleaseanteeism’ risks damaging employee mental health

UK employees are feeling pressure to put on a brave face for colleagues when they return to the office, according to a new report by healthcare provider Lime.

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No jab, no job policies are a threat to employers, warns Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has warned employers against using 'no jab, no job' policies.

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Returning to offices will benefit young people, says Rishi Sunak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is keen for young people to return to the office, arguing working from home can have a negative impact on their careers.

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Employees lack guidance in sickness support

A fifth (19%) of UK employees do not know how their employer would support them if they had to take time off work due to ill-health or an injury.

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Employees prefer to communicate via video calls

Video calling has become the go-to method for conducting meetings during lockdown, but new research by HR magazine finds employees want to continue communicating via video post-pandemic.

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Acas urges UK workers to take much needed time off work

Acas has urged UK employees to talk to their bosses about taking holiday, as four in 10 have taken less time off during the pandemic compared to before it started.

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Watch on demand: what talent wants post-pandemic

Panellists at yesterday's (29 July) HR Lunchtime Debate discussed how they are competing to attract and retain the best talent in a turbulent job market.

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Millions of UK employees trapped in low paid and insecure work

The Living Wage Foundation (LWF) has found 12% of the UK population, around 3.7 million people, are in low paid and insecure work.

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Supreme Court dismisses Royal Mail discrimination case

A Royal Mail postman who applied, and was turned down, for several managerial and technical roles within the company accused his employer of racial discrimination.

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Government launches National Disability Strategy

Today (28 July) the UK government launched its National Disability Strategy which aims to bridge the gap in education, skills and employment for disabled people.

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Businesses urged to think green before returning to conferences

If businesses revert to pre-pandemic ways of working, they may risk increasing their carbon footprint.

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Four-day working week case study: Arken

Software service provider Arken has successfully moved to a four-day working week after finding staff were happier and just as productive working these hours throughout the pandemic.

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