Simon Creasey

How can businesses stay safe during a virus outbreak?

There are many steps organisations can take to prevent and control the outbreak of coronavirus, but employee welfare must take priority

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HR's role in preventing county lines crime

County lines crime is increasing and young people are getting sucked in. HR can work with local authorities and the police to help safeguard vulnerable employees

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Are you tackling modern slavery in your midst?

Almost five years after the introduction of the Modern Slavery Act, what are HR departments doing to make sure their organisations are not at fault?

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Building the business case for action on mental health

Employers cannot afford to turn a blind eye to mental ill-health. So here is our guide to building the business case and persuading senior leaders

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Clash of the cultures: High street vs. high end

Sports Direct’s purchase of flagging department store chain House of Fraser is only the latest in a series of high-profile M&A activity in retail

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HR's role when the heat is on

As the UK continues to bask in high temperatures, we look at what employers can and should do to ensure the health and safety of staff

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Will lifting Tier 2 visa restrictions for NHS workers ease the strain?

NHS workers will be exempt from the Tier 2 visa numbers cap but this might not be the end of staffing woes

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Barrister strikes: Government gets on the wrong side of the law

Chronic overwork, an overburdened legal system and cuts to funding recently pushed barristers to plan strike action

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Data compliance: Whose job is it anyway?

With the GDPR looming, what's HR’s role in ensuring everyone stores and uses data responsibly?

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Retail and restaurant collapses: HR's role

Well-known retail chains are collapsing like dominoes so what can HRDs in the sector do to avoid their businesses following suit?

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Long-term gender pay solutions could create short-term reporting problems

Many companies are yet to disclose their gender pay gap despite the deadline being April

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Commuting to work: Train wreck or easy ride?

As we see the biggest increase in rail fares since 2013 what can HR do to ease the burden on employees?

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