Operational Efficiency

Vacancies fall as pay growth cools

Vacancies in the UK have continued to fall while pay growth has slowed slightly, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Senior police officer wins £31,000 in sex discrimination tribunal

Emma Bond, who was the first female commander of Derry City and Strabane, has been awarded £31,000 in her sex discrimination case against the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

Pizza Hut workers sacked after reporting sexual harassment

Two Pizza Hut workers were dismissed after reporting sexual harassment and racist, misogynistic and transphobic behaviour by managers at two franchises in Neath, Port Talbot.

The 12 factors linking your productivity to GDP

Have you ever wondered how your hard work and contribution connect to GDP?

RSA employee unfairly dismissed for union activity

The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) has been ordered to pay nearly £7,000 to a former employee after it was found to have wrongly dismissed her for union activity.

Recruitment slows across Scotland

Research by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) suggests the post-Covid hiring boom has ended in Scotland, and that the decline in recruitment is likely to be reflected across the rest of the UK.

Government sets out employment law reforms

The UK government has announced it will ensure EU equality and discrimination laws are reinstated before they expire at the end of the year, but other EU laws deemed to be a “burden” will now be...

Only half of employers include salary details on all job ads

Only 50% of firms include salary details on all of their job ads, research by XpertHR has found.

HR must do more for those experiencing baby loss

Around one in four pregnancies will, sadly, end in a loss.

Being told to ‘grow up’ not ageist, tribunal rules

A casino waitress who was told to ‘grow up’ following an argument and was referred to as ‘the black girl’ has lost her age and race discrimination claims.

Employers encouraged to change Secret Santa due to cost of living crisis

Employees will spend £167 million on workplace Secret Santa gifts this year, but £60 million of this will be wasted on unwanted items, according to finance network UK Money Bloggers and review website...

New data explores inclusion and belonging in UK workplaces

Today, forward-thinking business owners are doing all they can to cater to employee engagement and wellbeing.