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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.

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.