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Employment tribunal | Interim CEO unfairly dismissed after whistleblowing about his replacement’s CV

An interim CEO of Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust was unfairly dismissed after raising concerns about the CV of the person appointed as their permanent replacement, a tribunal has ruled.

Learning and development | HR professionals don't get enough training and support, survey finds

Employers have not offered HR professionals enough training and support to tackle increased demands to their role, a survey by recruitment company Michael Page found.

Diversity and inclusion | Are DEI initiatives driven by fear of doing the wrong thing? HR responds

Employers use diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives to avoid doing the wrong thing, according to a report that was commissioned by the government and published last week (20 March).

Inclusion | Four tips on LGBTQ+ inclusion from Stonewall London Workplace Conference

The HR magazine team went to Stonewall's London Workplace Conference last Friday (22 March). Here's our round-up of what you may have missed.

Exclusive interview | Diversity and inclusion: “Stay the course”

Brian Reaves, UKG’s chief belonging, diversity, equity and inclusion officer, spoke exclusively to HR magazine on why work towards fostering workplace diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging must...

Wellbeing | Mental health awareness could be "going too far": HR responds

Britain’s approach to mental health is at risk of going too far, the work and pensions secretary, Mel Stride, warned yesterday (21 March).

Workers rights | Record high numbers of young people are on zero-hours contracts

The number of young workers on zero-hours contracts has reached a new record high, according to a study from The Work Foundation thinktank.

Employee benefits | 54% of employees were not consulted about benefits, survey finds

Over half (54%) of employees have rarely, if ever, been consulted about benefits schemes that directly impact their work-life satisfaction, a report form benefits provider Boostworks has found.

Industrial action | Who is on strike in March and April 2024?

Find out who is striking, why, and what services will be affected in our round-up.

Wellbeing | Loneliness leads to high mental health risk for 33% of employees, report shows

A third of UK workers have a high mental health risk driven by loneliness, a report by healthcare provider Telus Health has found. 

Childcare | Quarter of mothers do extra work to cover childcare cost, survey finds

A quarter of mothers with children under the age of five have taken on extra work to cover the increased cost of childcare, a survey by Indeed Flex has found.

Minimum wage | P&O Ferries paid some workers £4.87 an hour through agency loophole

P&O Ferries has paid some seafaring workers less than half minimum wage, according to a report from The Guardian.