A fifth of workers undergoing fertility treatment quit jobs

A fifth of employees undergoing fertility treatment have quit their job due to the way they were treated at work, according to a new report from Totaljobs and the Fawcett Society.

Government urged to back mandatory ethnicity pay reporting

The government has been urged to introduce mandatory reporting on the ethnicity pay gap for all companies employing more than 250 workers by charities ShareAction and the Runnymede Trust in a new...

Average UK worker has £28,000 in unclaimed pensions

In the UK, the average worker has £28,000 in stranded pension pots, according to new research from wealth manager Netwealth.

CIPP launches earned wage access guidelines

One in 10 UK employers now offer workers the option to be paid when they choose under earned wage access (EWA), and the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) has launched a new code of...

Bankruptcy at Birmingham City Council sparks warnings on equal pay

An effective bankruptcy at Birmingham City Council has sparked warnings about the value of equal pay in mitigating financial and legal risk and allowing employers to access vital skills.

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HR guide to dealing with workplace substance abuse

Substance abuse in the workplace is on the rise. Approximately 70% of the people who are into substance use are full-time employees.

Compromise is a way forward, not a weakness

Compromise is not a dirty word, although it can feel as though it is. Often it is seen negatively, perceived as a weakness or a betrayal of the trust of others. After all, why should anyone compromise...

Formula behind 11% pay rise for Belgian workers could make UK wages ‘fairer’

The system which gave one million Belgian workers an 11% pay rise earlier this year has been described by a government adviser as having the potential to make UK pay fairer.

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Most Brits in favour of lowering retirement age

A majority (69%) of UK workers have said the retirement age of 66 should be lowered, according to a new survey from investment comparison site Interesting Reviews.

Network Rail excludes RMT members who went on strike from bonus

Network Rail has withheld annual performance-related pay (PRP) bonuses from RMT union members who took part in strikes.

What to do when employees can’t get childcare

Trades Union Congress (TUC) research has found every English region is in a childcare recruitment crisis, so what can employers do if workers can’t access childcare?

Ulez will cost some London commuters over £3,000 a year

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (Ulez) has been expanded to include all of London's boroughs, meaning Londoners who drive non-compliant vehicles five days a week will pay £3,250 a year.