With temperatures expected to reach 34°C later today (17 June), HR practitioners have insisted it is not their job to police their organisations' dress codes.
Government is considering using agency workers to replace striking staff during one of the largest rail strikes in history, set to take place next week.
Much of the media coverage of P&O Ferries’ redundancies focused on the outrage at the company’s apparently unusual breaches of employment law, and detail like the use of security guards with handcuffs...
A political scandal around porn-watching at work reopened the debate on whether employees need strict management of what they get up to while on-the-clock, says Dan Cave.
Proposed reforms to the UK's Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) system are planned to be introduced to parliament today.
The rights of workers are rarely far from the headlines. You only have to look at the backlash that came from P&O’s decision to make 800 people redundant without consultation to know the reaction when...
The long-awaited Employment Bill will not form part of the Queen's Speech, leaving working standards at a crossroads.
A ragbag approach to skills shortages and hard-to-shift government bias over the intentions of migrants is preventing employers making the most of potential talent, finds Peter Crush.