Jo Gallacher

Businesses doing more harm than good when trying to help charities

Businesses trying to ‘give back’ by offering up their services to charities are often doing more harm than good.


Where are the best places to work in 2020?

Great Place to Work has announced its 2020 winners despite being unable to hold its annual awards gala


Job Retention Scheme could be a ‘waiting room for unemployment’

Employers want to see the coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) made more flexible and extended to at least the end of September, according to a new CIPD survey.


HR community helps set up fast-track careworker scheme in London

A new scheme has been set up with the help of the HR community in just two weeks to recruit, train and deploy care workers into London’s boroughs to help tackle the impacts of coronavirus.


HR responds to COVID-19: manufacturing

Manufacturers are having to develop new ways of working to keep their processes running and clients happy during the coronavirus pandemic.


IR35 legislation is 'inherently flawed and unfair' finds sub-committee

The Government’s framework to tackle tax avoidance by those in ‘off-payroll’ working has not worked properly in its 20-year history.


Can an employer alter salaries without a contractual change?

While many workplaces have closed as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Heathrow Airport, the country’s biggest transport hub, continues to operate as it deals with repatriation flights and a...


Coronavirus opens up new opportunities for workers with life limiting illness

People with a life limiting issue or disability could become invaluable to businesses in a post- coronavirus world, according Steve Shutts from recruitment charity Astriid.


Healthcare workers likely to leave the profession after COVID-19 pandemic is over

One in UK five health professionals said COVID-19 has made them more likely to leave the profession.


UK hotspot for green jobs

Demand for green jobs in the UK has risen by nearly a third (32%) in the last 12 months.


Majority of employers believe workers are experiencing persistent money worries

Ninety-six per cent of UK employers believe that some of their workers are experiencing persistent money worries.


UK's employment rate at record high pre-lockdown

The UK’s employment rate was at a record high of 76.4% before the lockdown began, Office for National Statistics figures show.