Politics

12 months of 2019: November

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings

12 months of 2019: September

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings

Employee job confidence plummets amid election

With the general election fast approaching, research reveals that the current political situation is making people feel less confident about their careers

The HR guide to the general election

Employment law

As the UK heads to the polls in what is being touted as one of the most important elections in decades, HR magazine outlines the main parties' policies affecting the world of employment

Boris Johnson pledges to help women reach "full potential" at work

With two weeks to election day and the latest polls placing the Conservatives out in front, Boris Johnson vows to support women in politics and the workplace

Lib Dems pledge 'skills wallet' for all adults

The Liberal Democrats are proposing £10,000 for every adult to spend on training in the latest round of workplace-related pledges from the three major parties

Political uncertainty hits wages

As the UK waits to hear if parliament will approve Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, research reveals that uncertainty has already taken its toll on salaries

Labour proposes Ministry for Employment Rights

Labour announced a number of proposals to reform workers' rights at the TUC Congress, including banning zero-hours contracts and increasing the power of trade unions

Brexit concerns rose among EU nationals when Boris Johnson took office

HR must focus on supporting EU citizens working in the UK, as research shows fear over Brexit increased at the time of the new PM’s appointment

Workplaces becoming increasingly politicised

As political divisions in the UK and US increase, talking politics at work is no longer as taboo as it once was

Boris Johnson announced as PM: HR community reacts

HR magazine asked HR experts for their thoughts on the new prime minister and what he could mean for Brexit, business and jobs

Workers' rights body launched

Workers will be given greater protections as a result of the formation of new body according to the government, but details remain unclear