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What’s new on #WorkTok?

Just as the world of work has constantly evolved, so too has the world of #WorkTok. The app now features hashtags including #ActYourWage, #BareMinimumMondays, #RageApplying and #JobShiftShock.

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Apple employee unfairly dismissed for photos of “teenage-style crush”

Tech giant Apple unfairly dismissed an employee who took two photos of a female colleague, a tribunal has ruled.

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Labour's first 100 days: What HR wants from employment law

The Labour Party has pledged to introduce its 'new deal for working people' within its first 100 days in government. The party’s election manifesto stated that current employment law was “not fit for...

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How Labour can solve the skills crisis

Following the Labour Party's election win, we asked HR how the new government can solve the UK's skills crisis.

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Charity's racist sick pay policy sent employee to food bank

A charity was ordered to pay a black employee £15,000 for direct race discrimination after it paid her less sick pay than other employees. 

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UK firms' recruitment strategies fail to diversify workforce

Two thirds (67%) of chief HR officers (CHROs) and chief people officers (CPOs) claimed that they thought their recruitment strategy worked well. But leaders also felt that they were falling behind on...

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Could Greece's six-day week boost productivity?

Greece has introduced a six-day work week, aimed at improving the country’s productivity. The legislation that allows this is due to come into effect from Monday, 8 July.

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Who is on strike in July and August 2024?

Find out who is striking, why, and what services will be affected in our July and August roundup.

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Payroll errors impact 25% of UK employees

A quarter (25%) of UK PAYE employees have received a paycheque from their employer that was incorrect, research from The Global Payroll Association revealed.

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Dismissed for calling homosexuality "sinful," social worker vows to appeal

A Christian social worker, Felix Ngole, has vowed to appeal a tribunal’s decision that he was not discriminated against when he had his job offer retracted. The retraction came after Ngole's employer...

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Tata Steel and Unite reach agreement to postpone strike action and site closure

Unite union and Tata Steel have agreed to postpone strikes and the closure of the Port Talbot steelworks while they engage in discussions over the site's future.

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Mother awarded £90k for sex discrimination after job offer withdrawn

An employment tribunal awarded £90,000 to a mother for sex discrimination, after her employer asked her children’s ages during an interview and later withdrew her job offer.

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