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UK falls short of 'basic employment rights' in lack of menstrual leave

Women want workplace period leave policies as they don’t believe UK employment law supports those who experience severe menstrual symptoms.

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Government must protect vulnerable workers from digital revolution

MPs have urged government to be more proactive in planning for the future of work in a new Work and Pensions report.

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HR profession on the verge of talent exodus

HR directors and chief people officers from around the UK say the stress of the pandemic has made them want to work in much smaller businesses.

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HR needs good tech to make hybrid work

If HR teams want to meet employee demand for hybrid working options they must invest in collaborative technology, according to Margaret Sweeney, chief HR officer at LRN.

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UK Long COVID sufferers top two million

As cases of Long COVID escalate, so have the questions around how employers should respond and where their reasonabilities start and end.

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Same-sex parents need inclusivity drives

HR teams are always looking to create the most inclusive workplace cultures possible, but same-sex parents are likely to feel less supported.

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Business leaders convinced hybrid working will increase profits

Nearly three-fifths (59%) of UK business leaders believe that hybrid working makes companies more profitable.

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Eurostar's director of people: "Line managers helped us survive"

Eurostar’s director of people, Gerard Jacques, wants line managers to get the recognition they deserve for their resilience during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Flexible commuter tickets could support shift to greener travel

New train tickets for commuters who will be flexible working post-pandemic are now available and may even support a shift towards greener commuting.

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Refugee hires supported by new employer network

Refugee employment charity Breaking Barriers has launched a new network, Fuse, to unite businesses from different sectors to improve employment opportunities for refugees in the UK.

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Half of UK disabled mothers furloughed in pandemic

Disabled parents have faced greater disruptions to their work and income during the pandemic than non-disabled parents.

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How can HR manage coronavirus conflict in the workplace?

As UK businesses start to reopen offices across the country, many employees are sharing workplaces for the first time in over a year, risking a sudden clash of opinions on the coronavirus pandemic.

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