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Retirement | Muslim workers in the UK face pension gap of £11.5 billion

Muslim employees face a pension gap of up to £11.5 billion, according to research from pension firm Penfold.

Salary | Pay rises peak in cost of living crisis

The median basic pay increase in the three months to the end of June 2022 has remained at 4% for the third consecutive quarter, suggesting pay rises in the UK may have reached their peak.

Employment | Millions more women in work than a decade ago

There are two million more women in employment in the UK than there were in 2010, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

HREX | What to avoid in a HR Excellence Award entry

Writing your submission for the HR Excellence Awards can be tricky business when trying to get all the information in. Here are some of the most common mistakes to avoid that will help sharpen your...

Pay | Next's underpayment of staff risks tribunal action

High street retailer Next has apologised to staff after a payroll error left workers underpaid for five months.

Culture | Pandemic's rise in domestic abuse prompts policy change at RSA Insurance

RSA Insurance has introduced a new policy granting paid leave to employees dealing with issues of domestic abuse.

Sick leave | Fit notes hit record high in 2021

The number of fit notes issued by GPs reached a record 10.3 million in 2021.

Childcare | Proposed Neonatal Care Bill offers flexibility to working parents

The government's proposed Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Bill has undergone a second reading in parliament.

HREX | Top tips from the HR Excellence Awards judges

Want to know what the judges look for in a HR Excellence Award entry? Here are some top tips from 2021's panel.

Recruitment | CVs branded outdated by younger workers

Many young workers are finding CVs an obstacle to finding their dream job, with 43% saying they are an outdated recruitment model, according to research from software company Arctic Shores.

D&I | Unfairness driving away black employees

Black workers are more likely to experience unfair working conditions than their white counterparts, leading them to leave their jobs.

Data | Brewdog's transparency dashboard - PR stunt or real change?

This week, the self-styled disruptor of the brewing industry, Brewdog, relaunched what it calls its transparency dashboard. Visible for all to see. The dashboard shows Brewdog’s progress on...