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Brexit could jeopardise UK workers’ rights

The UK government’s alternative to EU labour market rules could be putting UK workers’ rights at risk.

Worker support | Self-isolation compensation ineffective, CIPD calls for review

Workers who have been asked to self-isolate via NHS Test and Trace face uncertainty when claiming compensation, new CIPD research has found.

Home-schooling | Working parents hit by furlough refusals

Working mothers’ struggle between balancing home schooling and their job has increased stress levels and anxiety by 90% however, they are still being refused furlough by employers.

Coronavirus redundancies increase employment tribunals

The number of claims received by employment tribunals has jumped 27% in the last year to 42,392, according to employment law firm GQ Littler.

Morrisons is the first UK supermarket to pay minimum £10 an hour

From April Morrisons will become the first UK supermarket chain to pay its staff a minimum wage of £10 per hour, up from the £9.20 minimum for up to 96,000 workers across its stores.

Glassdoor announces Best Places to Work 2021 list

Job insights website Glassdoor has released its Best Places to Work 2021 list with tech companies fending off competition when it comes to employee engagement, flexibility and progress.

Freelance workers could answer flexible workforce demand

2021 could be a notable year for freelancers as demand for them has increased according to a nationwide survey by online job site PeoplePerHour.

HR should offer more support to introvert employees

Introverts and younger workers are in need of tailored support from employers as the UK adjusts to its third national lockdown.

CIPD Scotland calls for new initiatives to tackle nation’s long-term skills challenges

CIPD Scotland has called for a reform of Scotland’s skills system and further employer incentives to tackle shortages and aid the country’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID causing career lockdown for young people

Young people across the UK are reportedly the most anxious about the impact COVID-19 has had, and is having, on their career prospects, according to new research from business supplies company Sharp.

Workers prepared to take pay cut for fully remote roles

Three quarters of UK office workers said they would take a pay cut to guarantee a fully remote role allowing them to work from anywhere.

Employees continue overworking during third lockdown

HR teams need to be wary that the third UK national lockdown may lead to staff working overtime and feeling burnt out.