One in 10 returns to work after retirement

More than one in 10 (11%) of people over 50 in the UK have returned to work after retiring, research from insurer Legal & General has shown.

HR Most Influential Podcast 3.5: Taking the pulse

Tiger de Souza, suicide prevention charity Samaritans' executive director of people and culture, joins the podcast to discuss how HR can consciously, intentionally build communication with its...

New episode: 'Taking the pulse' in a hybrid working age

A new episode of the HR Most Influential podcast has gone live, featuring Tiger de Souza, executive director of people and culture at suicide prevention charity Samaritans.

EHRC clarifies rules on excluding transgender people when hiring

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has released new guidance for employers on how to avoid discrimination on the basis of sex in job adverts. It has also clarified when transgender people...

How to give your employees a free pay rise

Salary sacrifice could make a huge difference, if you can’t afford to offer a pay rise.

Cooling labour market as high interest rates persist

Vacancies continued to fall and unemployment rose in the last month, today's figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown.

King’s speech: HR reacts to incoming changes

King Charles’ speech yesterday (17 July) highlighted the legislative agenda of the new Labour government, which prioritises "making work pay”, stability, and sustainable economic growth. We asked HR...

Amazon faces union-busting legal challenge for QR code ploy

More than 900 Amazon employees are taking the company to court for allegedly breaking the law by using union-busting tactics. A unionisation ballot at Amazon’s Coventry site fell short of a majority...

Why your workforce shouldn’t be a ‘family’

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky recently said he regretted referring to his workforce as a ‘family’ during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Caring responsibilities impact over half of employees

Over half (51%) of employees reported that their career has been negatively impacted by caring responsibilities.

Coughing in employee's face was harassment, tribunal finds

A boss of a car sales property business who deliberately coughed in an employee’s face during the Covid-19 pandemic has been ordered by a tribunal to pay the employee £26,000.

Take control of HR metrics 

As every HR professional will know, today’s tech-led software tools deliver a vast array of information.