Employment law

How to ‘fuel the soul’ with moments that matter after the festive season

Making opportunities to share and appreciate are vital – more so in this season of sharing. So Uber for Business invited HR Most Influential thinker Perry Timms, to tell us how he makes those moment...

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2022 employment law outlook

HR played a vital role over the last two years to help the workforce navigate the challenges of the pandemic. It looks as though there will be similar challenges to face in 2022, as well as a number...

Is it time to ditch Secret Santa?

Over a quarter (27%) of workers have admitted they think workplace Secret Santa is a waste of time and money.

Hot topic: employee ownership, part two

COVID-19 changed business priorities for many, but some saw it as an opportunity to change direction. Interest in employee ownership hit record highs during the pandemic, with 250 new employee-owned...

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Hot topic: employee ownership

COVID-19 changed business priorities for many, but some saw it as an opportunity to change direction. Interest in employee ownership hit record highs during the pandemic, with 250 new employee-owned...

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CEO fires 900 staff over Zoom: why failure to get redundancy right will have far-reaching implications

Letting somebody go is as much a part of the employee cycle as finding that person in the first place. It is for all intents and purposes inevitable, with jobs for life being a thing of the past.

12 months of 2021: March

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Government office found guilty of discrimination by unconscious bias

An employment tribunal last week ruled that black civil servant Sonia Warner was a victim of unconscious bias when an inquiry into her sex life was launched by the Foreign, Commonwealth and...

12 months of 2021: February

In the second month of 2021, things became no calmer for the HR world, as the post-Christmas COVID spike continued. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Disability inclusion must run through the whole employee lifecycle 

The latest UK Disability Survey (June 2021) found that only a half of persons with a disability felt that their employer was flexible and made reasonable adjustments, and only a quarter felt that they...

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12 months of 2021: January

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

In what circumstances should a worker’s right to paid holiday be pro-rated?

The Supreme Court is considering in what circumstances a worker’s right to paid holiday should be pro-rated. In Harpur Trust vs Brazel, a music teacher engaged to work during term time only (a...

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