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Burnout | Acas urges UK workers to take much needed time off work

Acas has urged UK employees to talk to their bosses about taking holiday, as four in 10 have taken less time off during the pandemic compared to before it started.

"No place in modern Britain" | TUC calls for umbrella company ban

Umbrella companies used to employ agency workers are abusing workers’ rights and risking fraud, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

HR Lunchtime Debate | Watch on demand: what talent wants post-pandemic

Panellists at yesterday's (29 July) HR Lunchtime Debate discussed how they are competing to attract and retain the best talent in a turbulent job market.

Workers' rights | Millions of UK employees trapped in low paid and insecure work

The Living Wage Foundation (LWF) has found 12% of the UK population, around 3.7 million people, are in low paid and insecure work.

Employment tribunal | Supreme Court dismisses Royal Mail discrimination case

A Royal Mail postman who applied, and was turned down, for several managerial and technical roles within the company accused his employer of racial discrimination.

Disability | Government launches National Disability Strategy

Today (28 July) the UK government launched its National Disability Strategy which aims to bridge the gap in education, skills and employment for disabled people.

Carbon footprint | Businesses urged to think green before returning to conferences

If businesses revert to pre-pandemic ways of working, they may risk increasing their carbon footprint.

Reduced hours | Four-day working week case study: Arken

Software service provider Arken has successfully moved to a four-day working week after finding staff were happier and just as productive working these hours throughout the pandemic.

Pay | Is June Sarpong's BBC salary too much for a three-day week?

June Sarpong's salary as diversity champion for the BBC has been brought into question.

Engagement | Young employees feel forgotten by bosses

Young workers are feeling isolated after spending 18 months working from home due a lack of communication with their employers.

Inclusion | Could women's golf lessons be a hole-in-one for equality?

Last week The Times reported that senior women at professional services firm EY feared being excluded at work as a lot of the professional networking between male colleagues happens on the golf...

Gender | How HR can prevent menopausal discrimination

Almost a million women in the UK have left jobs because menopause symptoms and an inquiry has been launched to understand if workplace discrimination is taking place. In the meantime, what can HR do...