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Tribunal | Sonographer made to do menial work wins £33,000 in racism tribunal

A sonographer from Nigeria who was forced to carry out cleaning duties despite her medical role was a victim of racial harassment and constructive dismissal, a tribunal has found.

Labour market | Vacancies fall while real pay growth strengthens

Vacancies have continued to fall but lower inflation has spurred pay growth, according to the latest estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

MPs' report | Sexism in the city: Lack of progress 'shocking' say MPs

Women working in the London financial sector are forced to put up with “shocking” levels of sexual harassment, bullying and a stagnating gender pay gap, a report by MPs has found.

Wellbeing | Health workers seek long Covid compensation

Dozens of healthcare workers with long Covid are waiting for the High Court to progress their compensation claim.

Women at work | David Olusoga: Women are workplace changemakers

Women change workplace cultures by their very presence in traditionally male professions, the historian and broadcaster David Olusoga has stated, in the lead-up to International Women’s Day (today, 8...

Politics | “Bland” Spring Budget a flop for HR

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget has gone down poorly with employment experts, who have criticised its narrow focus on personal tax cuts and “bland and beige” policies.

Trust | Employee trust has declined since 2022, study finds

Trust that employers will do the right thing for employees has declined from 80% in 2022 to 69%, Mercer's latest research has revealed.

Discrimination | 72% experience discrimination at work, report finds

Nearly three in four (72%) professionals say they have experienced discriminatory or exclusionary workplace behaviour since the start of 2019, an NGO-commissioned survey of 7,000 professionals has...

Skills | 72% of employers choose skills assessments over CVs, research finds

Hiring professionals favour skills-based hiring over resumes, a survey commissioned by AI recruitment platform HireVue has revealed.

Internships | Case study: How NCVO is boosting over-50s’ entry into charity work

For people aged 50 and over, a new programme is helping break down barriers into charity work, the programme’s founder explained to HR magazine. 

D&I | Ethnic diversity in FTSE 100 companies continues to grow

Nearly all (97%) of FTSE 100 companies now have at least one director from an ethnic minority background on their board, a study by Thomson Reuters Practical Law has revealed.

HR careers | The state of HR in 2024: new insights revealed

A report by HR magazine and HR software developer Cornerstone has revealed how people leaders are adapting to the changing world of work in 2024.