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Employers planning reduced working hours

Thirty-three per cent of UK employers plan to reduce working hours, cut pay or impose leave in the face of COVID-19

Poor working practices revealed at Nando’s

Staff at restaurant chain Nando’s have claimed they are forced to clock out early but don’t get paid for working overtime cleaning

Why technology must play an altruistic role in the future of work

When technology is integrated favourably for all, rather than used to monitor and control, everyone wins

Barclays installs spyware on employees’ computers

Barclays has come under scrutiny after it installed ‘Big Brother-style’ monitoring software in its London headquarters

Hot topic: Work rotas at Christmas, part two

While many prepare for holiday celebrations, thousands of employees in hospitality, catering, social care and the NHS, among others, will work on bank holidays

Hot topic: Work rotas at Christmas

While many prepare for holiday celebrations, thousands of employees in hospitality, catering, social care and the NHS, among others, will work on bank holidays

Algorithm-generated rotas: A good idea?

Using algorithms to allocate work has benefits for both employers and employees, but this should augment not replace the human touch

Workers missing out on £3.1 billion of paid leave

One in 14 UK workers are not getting their full legal holiday entitlement, according to TUC analysis

Fight the festival productivity flop

With Glastonbury kicking off festival season this weekend, employers must ensure that motivation doesn't dip among those staff left behind

Four-day working week boosts PR firm's growth

Research finds employees expect technology to deliver a four-day working week in the near future, as one organisation proves the effectiveness of this approach

Legal-ease: Paid leave entitlement

As peak holiday season approaches we recap the law around paid leave entitlement

Record working hours EU court tells employers

As the EU court rules that employers must keep track of working hours, experts raise issues over tracking commuting time and work done from home