How should employers deal with the sharing of employees' private images?

Employers have a legal duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees, so far as is reasonable practicable.

Hot topic: HR’s role when an employee faces scrutiny on social media, part one

Social media has given people unprecedented power to campaign against whatever they disagree with.

Autism employment review launched by government

A new review designed to boost the employment prospects of autistic people was announced by the government on Sunday (2 March).

Navigating the whistleblowing landscape

We only need to pick up a newspaper to realise how central whistleblowing is to the public interest. And, as changes are forthcoming, staying ahead is crucial to business and HR success.

Gary Lineker wins appeal against £4.9 million IR35 bill

Gary Lineker has won his appeal against HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) which claimed the pundit owed £4.9 million in tax.

A third of autistic people say recruitment most difficult part of their career

Traditional recruitment involves unwritten social rules which are a barrier for autistic candidates, a new report has found.

Just Eat employees forced to take up gig economy model

Takeaway delivery company Just Eat has announced it will be reorganising jobs in the UK, cutting back the employment rights of its couriers.

Ikea signs up to EHRC supervision after complaint

Furniture giant Ikea has entered into a legal agreement with the UK’s human rights watchdog after it was alleged to be mishandling complaints of sexual harassment and assault.

Line managers are the real guardians of company culture – why aren’t leaders acting on it?

Line managers face big challenges today that are frequently overlooked. They’re now tasked with supporting multi-generational and hybrid teams who have different expectations of work, but often aren’t...

Woke workplaces causing senior employees to leave organisations

A third (33%) of UK workers over 55 described their workplace as ‘too woke’, almost double the percentage of those under 35 years old (17%), according to new research.

HR concerns make up majority of whistleblowing reports

HR-related concerns, like unfair treatment, racism and harassment, made up the majority (55%) of whistleblowing complaints in 2022, according to a new report.

Allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace: innocent until proven 'guilty'?

This week Tony Danker stepped down from his role as director general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) while an independent investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct takes...