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Employment Tribunal | EAT ruling means better protection for striking staff

Employers that take disciplinary action or otherwise penalise employees who have taken part in union-organised workplace disputes risk exposing themselves to tribunal claims, an employment tribunal...

Neurodiversity | Employer toolkit to support staff with autism launched

Two charities have set up a new initiative to assist young people with autism move into employment after finishing school.

Four-day week | Four-day working week would improve UK carbon footprint and employee mood

Not only do employees want a four-day work week, but a new report says its introduction would dramatically reduce the UK’s carbon footprint.

Leadership | Employees want more empathetic leaders, new Facebook research finds

Empathetic leadership is now needed to retain top talent in UK organisations, according to new research by Facebook.

Diversity | ‘If you’re from an ethnic background, you are told to work twice as hard’, new equity report finds discrimination still rife in UK workforce

There remain fundamental issues of racism in the UK workforce, with Black employees worse off than those from a White, Asian or mixed ethnic background.

Sustainable business | Collaboration lessons from the UK's first post-lockdown events

Though people in the UK are largely able to eat, drink and socialise however they choose to, the idea of pitching up at an indoor event elbow-to-elbow with thousands of other people is still...

Travel advice | Government travel advice u-turn could threaten jobs

The unexpected changes to the UK government's traffic light travel system have left the aviation and travel industry fearing further job losses.

Tesco tribunal | Tesco employees win landmark equal pay tribunal

The European Court of Justice has ruled in favour of Tesco workers who failed to receive equal pay for work of equal value carried out by others.

Right to disconnect | UK workers want to ban out-of-hours emails

Employees are calling for a ban on out-of-hours emails from bosses, citing that the coronavirus pandemic has already made work more stressful.

Alcohol awareness | Furlough and redundancy leads to surge in drinking

Almost half of UK adults (49%) who have either been made redundant or are in the process of redundancy are drinking more than they usually would have prior to the pandemic.

Health | Long COVID sufferers need support

If Long COVID goes untreated or is ignored by employers, employees may continue to suffer with symptoms for longer than necessary, medical care provider RedArc has warned.

Paternity leave | Ed Miliband calls for 12-week paternity leave

Shadow business secretary, Ed Miliband says the current systems in place for parental leave encourages a ‘men at work, women at home’ culture.