Low paternity pay makes fathers reluctant to take leave

Low paternity pay meant just a third of eligible new fathers took paternity leave in the last year.

Why the time is now right for learning in the flow of work

Learning the flow of work aims to allow employees to access the training they need just when they need it. So how can learning leave the classroom and become a natural part of the workplace?

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Menopause at work: what's the employer's responsibility?

Menopause is often seen as a taboo topic of conversation. This is not surprising given the personal nature of the symptoms and impact on the individual's personal life.

HR Most Influential 2022: top practitioners and thinkers

Last night HR magazine unveiled its 2022 HR Most Influential (HRMI) rankings aboard the HMS Belfast.

UK worker loses Covid safety tribunal

A UK worker who lost his job for refusing to go to work due to Covid safety concerns has been unsuccessful in his appeal to the employment tribunal.

Thousands leave self-employment in pandemic

The number of people in self-employment has fallen sharply since the pandemic, according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

Superdry receives master class in the meaning of litigation risk

In the recent case of Rachel Sunderland v Superdry, the tribunal found that Ms Sunderland had been unfairly constructively dismissed, harassed and directly discriminated against on the grounds of age,...

Four ways HR can be disruptive

This week HR professionals met at the Royal Institution in London for DisruptHR’s series of quickfire talks on innovation in the people profession.

Costco and Swissport fail to report gender pay gap on time

Wholesale shopping company Costco and aviation company Swissport are among 28 businesses yet to report their gender pay gap data for 2021/22 to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

Employees using cost of living to leverage better salary

Workers across the UK are using the cost of living crisis to negotiate better pay from their employers.

Four-day work week doesn't have to be a headache

Over three thousand workers, 60 companies and seven months - I don’t think anyone would have predicted that the UK would not just witness, but positively embrace the biggest trial of the four-day...

The leadership we need for the age of disruption

Given the complexity and turbulence that have become the new normal, now more than ever we need the right leadership, at the right level, for the right time.