Tip for tat: hotel company offers tattoo incentives to workers

Hotel chain Ruby Hotels has offered its employees money towards getting tattoos as an incentive to stay with the company.

Ethnicity pay gap persists regardless of high company pay levels

Male employees from ethnic minority backgrounds are earning on average 10% less than their white colleagues within the same workplace, according to Bayes Business School research.

The weaponisation of data subject access requests

Data subject access requests (DSARs), often the responsibility of HR, are both costly and time consuming but the risk of being inundated is growing.

Catch up: Where do you draw the line with social media screening?

It’s common for recruiters to do their homework when looking for high-profile candidates and with the prevalence of social media, employers would be remiss to leave it out, finds Nosa Omoigui

"Pushy" solicitor wins unfair dismissal tribunal

A London solicitor has been awarded £150,000 after successful claims of unfair dismissal, sex discrimination, inequality of pay and victimisation at an employment tribunal.

High-earner pay rises threaten inflation spiral

The top 1% of earners in the UK are getting pay rises in line with inflation, while the country's lowest earners are not.

Too many businesses still hiding behind green PR

Many employers are relying on "made up" sustainability credentials to bolster brand awareness and compete for talent, rather than focusing on climate change and implementing effective strategies to...

Why the increased demand for conflict resolution services?

Numerous factors are contributing to significant increases in demand by organisations for conflict resolution services, particularly mediation. Worryingly, organisations are also experiencing an...

Building a culture of appreciation in a borderless world

As the world of work becomes more dispersed, it’s never been more important for businesses to adapt their people strategy. High on the priority list must be addressing reward and recognition.

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Economic instability prompts recruitment caution

Hiring activity in the UK reached its slowest rate for 17 months as businesses exercise more caution due to economic uncertainty around the economy.

HR must step up to the climate challenge

England is traditionally not very good at breaking records. Our football team never seems to lift the trophy (until this year), our transport links aren’t always on time and our happiness levels…...

How HR can prioritise procedure using automation and digital processes

The role of HR and recruitment professionals has seen rapid change in recent times, especially over the last two years. The industry has seen a shift from largely in-person experiences to embracing an...

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