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Implications of the landmark Uber judgment

A landmark judgment in the Supreme Court in February over Uber drivers’ employment status has far reaching consequences for employers.

Uber’s Supreme Court loss demonstrates the difficulties in defining employment

The Supreme Court handed down its long-anticipated judgment in the case of Uber BV and others v Aslam and others on 19 February.

Considerations when sending foreign employees to France  

Various aspects need to be considered when planning the employment for individuals working across borders, whether remotely, on a temporary assignment or under a more permanent foreign arrangement.

Are we cherry-picking from the family tree when it comes to recruitment?

There’s a big disconnect between graduates and hirers on the prevalence of nepotism in recruitment, and HR must do more to strip out bias and promote clarity, says Peter Crush

Employees quitting jobs due to lack of promotions

A lack of promotions due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the job market is leading to employees quitting their jobs.

Diversity action in the UK faces regional divide following Black Lives Matter

There's a national divide when it comes to the importance of diversity in the workplace in response to the Black Lives Matter protests that took place in 2020.

Legal-ease: What HR should have on the radar for 2021

2021 looks set to be another unpredictable year. HR played a vital role in helping employers through the uncertainty and challenges brought on by the pandemic in 2020 and, although many of those...

Retain key talent through data insight

When the world of work finally emerges from COVID-19, attracting and retaining top talent while reducing operating costs is set to become of paramount importance.

Freelance workers could answer flexible workforce demand

2021 could be a notable year for freelancers as demand for them has increased according to a nationwide survey by online job site PeoplePerHour.

Can HR check employees' Settled Status post-Brexit?

Whatever the outcome of the apparently never-ending Brexit talks, employers potentially face headaches when recruiting over the coming months thanks to a lack of clear guidance on how EU citizens...

We owe it to young people to get the Kickstart Scheme right

With a £2bn injection to fund up to 300,000 placements, the government’s Kickstart Scheme is a pie that many want a slice of. It seems like the perfect marriage. A young person who needs an...

HR is on the brink of a paradigm shift

?This year has presented some incredible challenges, with HR and business leaders worldwide needing to step up to navigate this turbulent time.

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