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Scottish employees frequently going to work when ill

Over half (55%) of Scottish employees go to work despite not feeling well enough, according to CIPD Scotland.

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UK job postings rise slowly

Job postings in the UK have risen slowly over the past four weeks to almost 963,000 in the first week of June.

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New ONS figures reveal large UK job losses during coronavirus pandemic

The number of workers on UK payroll has reduced by more than 612,000 between March and May as impacts of the coronavirus pandemic set in.

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Companies warned of mistakes when making furlough claims to HMRC

Companies need to be careful not to make mistakes when submitting furlough claims to HMRC, law firm Wright Hassall has warned.

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Emotional intelligence to have upper hand in post-COVID-19 recruitment

Hiring managers will need to start promoting and recruiting workers for their emotional intelligence, not just technical ability, as we move towards a post-coronavirus culture

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Economy needs to level up at “supersonic speed” to protect vulnerable

The UK's economy needs to level up at “supersonic speed” to protect the most vulnerable by keeping jobs intact, according to chief executive of Public Health England Duncan Selbie

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Top tips for HR to keep remote workers safe online

Throughout COVID-19 one aspect which has made things undoubtedly easier is technology.

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Keeping employees safe online during lockdown

On the 16 March the government lockdown came into action. I know, it feels as if we’ve aged 200 years.

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Lack of training could be making businesses vulnerable to cyber crime

UK employees are not being appropriately trained to deal with cyber security threats and leave their workplaces in danger.

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Working parents under pressure as lockdown eases

Working parents will struggle to return to employment this month following the government announcement that schools are not likely to re-open until September.

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London hospitals develop cloud platform to fill staffing shortages

London hospitals are using a centralised online staffing platform to fill urgent vacancies on the COVID-19 frontline.

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Leaders are failing to communicate with employees during coronavirus

Nearly half of employees say communication is the area their leadership most needs to improve during the coronavirus pandemic

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