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TUC calls for ‘economic reset’ to tackle COVID class divide

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for an urgent “economic reset” to tackle the huge class divide in Britain that it said has been exposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Charity slams Employer Checking Service

The Work Rights Centre (WoRC) has called on the Home Office to overhaul its Employer Checking Service, citing poor wording, lack of clarity and outdated information.

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Demand for workers remains high as staffing shortages grow

There were a total of 1.66 million active job adverts in the UK at the end of August, with HGV drivers and nurses in the highest demand.

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Major rise in race discrimination claims in 2020

Employment tribunals in the UK saw a 48% rise in the number of race discrimination claims in 2020, according to new data stemming from a Freedom of Information (FOI) request.

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Employers risking fines for National Minimum Wage breaches

Businesses are at increased risk of landing heavy fines for unintentional National Minimum Wage (NMW) breaches, according to Grant Thornton UK.

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Remote working leading to 'hidden fractures' in the workforce

'Hidden fractures' caused by working from home are forming in the workforce and risk causing irreparable damage to cultures and productivity, according to new research from digital culture platform...

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Workplace happiness ethnicity gap emerging

An ethnicity gap is emerging when it comes to workplace happiness, according to a new report from WorkL.

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Prioritising staff wellbeing key to retaining talent

Putting staff wellbeing first is central to retaining and attracting employees as businesses emerge from disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from Gallagher.

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European employers expecting to shed staff as government support dries up

More than half (59%) of European employers are expecting to make staff redundant once government support comes to an end, according to new research from employment and labour law practice Littler.

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Employers redesigning roles in response to pandemic

Nearly a third of employers are currently redesigning job roles in response to the coronavirus pandemic as they look to build more agile, adaptable workforces moving forward, according to new research...

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UK workers want to volunteer but expect employer support

The increased sense of community created by the coronavirus pandemic has meant many of Britain's workers are keen to volunteer their professional skills to charities, but new research from business...

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Coronavirus has affected female hiring and job confidence

?The coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on the professional lives of women in the UK, according to new data from LinkedIn.

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