AI will affect 40% of jobs, IMF says

AI will affect almost 40% of jobs worldwide, replacing some and complementing others, according research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Gender pay gap: Why early reporting can have a major impact

It may be a few months away, but businesses that report their gender pay gap results early can gain real advantage when it comes to communicating the results.

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Why HR is key to managing security risks from temporary workers

Organisations have a myriad of different workers within their ecosystem: permanent staff but also temporary workers like freelancers and contractors. In fact, nearly half of businesses today are...

Paper mill workers win £1.2 million in redundancy tribunal

Paper mill workers won a £1.2 million protective award from their former employers after it failed to enact its redundancy duties.

Wales must enforce labour rights, says TUC

A study published by the Trades Union Congress found 58% of Welsh workers think workers need better protection from unfair exploitation.

Two tricks to ensure middle managers are empowered, not endangered

Middle managers are on the precipice of peril. Glassdoor's Employee Confidence Index shows a crisis in confidence among mid-level managers – the greatest decline in confidence among all employees this...

Brewdog scraps real living wage commitment

Brewdog has announced it will stop paying the real living wage to new employees.

No evidence mindfulness and wellbeing apps improve employee wellbeing

There is no evidence that individual-level mental health interventions benefit employees, according to a study from the University of Oxford.

HR needs to defuse a time bomb of organisational trauma

When people ask what HR professionals do at work, have you ever described yourself as a bomb disposal expert? It may sound dramatic, but not only do we have to identify and defuse bombs, we are also...

Quarter of employees do not trust their CEO

Over a quarter (26%) of employees do not trust their CEO to be honest and transparent, according to HR software company Personio.

January absence triples twice in past two years

Absences tripled year on year from January 2021 to January 2022 and again to January 2023, according to data from HR software BrightHR.

Has the cost of living crisis had a positive impact on money stigma?

Employees who don’t feel comfortable sharing money worries at work say it’s because they don’t think their employer can help. This is despite organisations making significant investments in financial...