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Pay | Highest HR salaries in England revealed

HR software provider, Ciphr, has revealed the areas of England where HR managers and directors earn the highest salary.

Skills | Employees need new or better skills, say HR professionals

Over a third of employees in the UK will need new or better skills to meet the demands of future roles, according to a poll of 200 HR professionals.

Workers rights | Oxford professors win gig economy tribunal

Creative writing professors who were employed as gig workers by Oxford University should have had employee status, a tribunal has ruled.

CBI | Behind the scenes at the CBI: Exclusive interview

A year after allegations of sexual misconduct and rape rocked the CBI, Millicent Machell speaks to the women tasked with rehabilitating the organisation.

Neurodiversity | Government releases report to tackle barriers autistic people face at work 

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released a new report on autism in the workplace. 

Pay | 17% of large firms don’t report their gender pay gap, CIPD reveals

Nearly a fifth (17%) of organisations that employ more than 250 people have not reported their gender pay gap, CIPD research has revealed.

Budget | Spring Budget 2024: what HR wants

Ahead of the Spring Budget on 6 March, HR hopes that chancellor Jeremy Hunt will make changes to skills training, IR35, childcare and the regulation of umbrella companies.

Flexible benefits | M&S doubles parental leave and increases pay

M&S has enhanced its parental leave policy and launched a new retail pay offer.

Employment law | Royal Mail sued over drivers' gig economy status

Royal Mail is being sued by drivers that it has classified as self-employed, meaning they are not entitled to holiday pay, sick pay or minimum wage. 

Workers' rights | ICO bans leisure centres from using biometric data to monitor employees

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ordered the public service provider Serco Leisure to stop using biometric data to track employees’ attendance. 

AI | HR among top sectors to benefit from government AI grants, data reveals 

HR organisations are among those benefiting most from government grants for adapting to AI innovation, research has revealed. 

Working hours | Millions worked unpaid overtime in 2023, TUC reveals

Employers claimed £26 billion of free labour due to 3.8 million people working overtime in 2023, analysis from TUC has revealed.