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Skills | Kickstart scheme six months on

We are now six months into the government’s Kickstart Scheme, so what has been the impact so far? And what is its future promise?

Workers' rights | What a good relationship between HR and unions looks like

The relationship between unions and the internal HR team can be tense - so how can you make sure it works in employee's best interests? David Liddle offers some tips.

Gig work | Uber drivers are now employees – but is it a victory for workers’ rights?

The Supreme Court decision that Uber drivers in the UK will now be entitled to the national minimum wage, holiday pay and rest breaks has been hailed as a win for workers’ rights, but it won’t all be...

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Workers' rights | Are we turning back the clock on workers’ rights in the UK?

Brexit, the pandemic, opportunistic employers and an, at best, lackadaisical government are all contributing to an erosion of employee rights which must be tackled.

Hot topic | Pay rises in an uncertain climate, part two

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Is it practical for HR to support a shift to a higher minimum wage for employees during a recession?

Hot topic | Pay rises in an uncertain climate, part one

Is it practical for HR to support a shift to a higher minimum wage for employees during a recession?

Co-op | Case study: Co-op shines spotlight on the night shift

While it is most well-known for its chain of food retail shops The Co-operative Group also has funeral care, legal services and healthcare branches of its business. The latter, through its e-pharmacy,...

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Strategy | 2020’s best HR strategy from overseas: Doğuş Automotive

One of the biggest automotive distributors in Turkey, Doğuş Automotive celebrated its 26th anniversary in 2020. Working with 524 authorised dealers had its challenges though – the organisation needed...

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Age diversity | Older workers’ employability is an HRD responsibility, part two

While people are working longer and longer, there is a perception that older workers are less able to move between jobs than younger cohorts, and HR needs to address that, finds Silvia Dello Russo.

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Age diversity | Older workers’ employability is an HRD responsibility, part one

While people are working longer and longer, there is a perception that older workers are less able to move between jobs than younger cohorts, and HR needs to address that, finds Silvia Dello Russo.

Comms | 2020’s best internal communications strategy: NatWest Group

The NatWest Group has been through seismic change over the last few years, completely re-engineering the business and redesigning its communication method in order to improve customer experience.