Employment law

Three-tier coronavirus system needs to be united with government intervention

?Yesterday the UK government confirmed its three-tier lockdown rule to protect the public from coronavirus.

Handling redundancies with sensitivity

The latest unemployment figures revealed by the ONS are at a two-year high, sadly expected and unfortunately an indicator of harsher times to come. With the end of the furlough scheme looming, and...

Redundancy fears rise as UK faces end of furlough

Over half (54%) of UK employees are worried either they or someone in their household will lose their job when furlough comes to an end this month.

What should HR know about mass redundancies?

The UK government has hinted it will be announcing the introduction of a traffic tiered system for local lockdowns, placing more pressure on businesses to balance the books.

Mandatory gender pay gap reporting has ‘naming and shaming effect’ on driving equity

Employers are taking action to reduce their gender pay gap due to concerns of the ‘naming and shaming effect’ poor pay equity can have on their ability to attract the best talent.

HR must be resilient in the face of a COVID-winter

?I always mourn the end of summer. As others get excited about woolly jumpers, frosty fingers wrapped around hot drinks and Hocus Pocus, I dread the horizontal rain and dark mornings Autumn offers us....

The role leaders have in promoting wellbeing and addressing micro-incivilities

There’s no two ways about it; the role of a leader is a varied one. From strategic planning, to recruitment to motivating a team, it’s a fast-paced and varied job.

Legal-ease: What HR needs to know about returning from furlough

HR magazine speaks to Simon Kerr-Davis, employment counsel at Linklaters about the legal implications of workers returning from furlough in part three of this month's cover story.

The business case for keeping disability inclusion on the agenda

With the Job Support Scheme replacing the furlough scheme at the end of this month, many employers will be facing difficult decisions over how they can reduce costs and retain staff.

Why the Job Support Scheme is not enough to prevent redundancies

?Last week the chancellor announced his winter economic plans, with chilling consequences for millions of workers.

Glassdoor introduces diversity and inclusion rating

?Glassdoor has launched a new company diversity and inclusion rating on its website to give job seekers a clearer picture of their prospective employer.

The rise of environmentally friendly employee benefits

Employee benefits have come a long way from a generous pension contribution and free milk in the office.

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