Millicent Machell

Employees think remote workers are less likely to get promoted

A study from TonerGiant found 41% of Brits think employees are less likely to get a promotion or pay rise if they don’t spend enough time in the office.

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National insurance cuts raise state pension question

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s national insurance (NI) cut, which came into effect last week (6 January) has potential implications for the funding of state pensions, according to Steve Cameron, pension...

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Pay growth picks up speed as candidate numbers surge

Candidate supply has continued to rise sharply in December 2023 as pay growth picked up from November lows, according to the latest figures from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and...

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What HR can learn from the Post Office Horizon scandal

The Post Office Horizon scandal saw over 700 subpostmasters wrongly convicted of theft due to a faulty computing and accounting system called Horizon. 

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FTSE 100 CEOs have already earned more than average yearly salary

The median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings for 2024 has already surpassed the average annual salary, according to research from the High Pay Centre (HPC).

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HR leaders featured in 2024 new year honours list

A number of HR leaders have been recognised in the New Year Honours List for 2024, which aims to recognise exceptional achievements from people across the country.

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Lack of diversity more expensive than ever

Diverse companies are more likely than ever to outperform their less diverse peers, according to a series of reports by business consultancy McKinsey.

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How to motivate mid-life employees to save for retirement

Visualising retirement is key to maintain pension saving for employees aged 45 to 54, according to thinktank Phoenix insights.

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12 Months of 2023: December

In December, vacancies continued to fall, geopolitical risk was named as the fastest growing danger to business and Spotify made mass redundancies.

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12 Months of 2023: November

In November, new rules meant fewer ex-offenders will have to disclose convictions, Elon Musk declared that AI will make all jobs redundant and an inquiry found weapons at a union office in Brighton.

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12 Months of 2023: October

In October, the Information Commissioner's Office published workplace monitoring guidance, the Supreme Court made a landmark ruling on holiday pay and the Real Living Wage increased.

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Case study: reciprocal mentoring with Black leaders

Leaders at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) used reciprocal mentoring with Black leaders across Liverpool to drive understanding, education and inclusion. Millicent Machell finds out how.

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