Settling down with GDPR

It’s been less than two months since the revolutionary General Data Protection Regulation came into force, and firms are counting the cost.

16 July 2018

Fewer sick days taken in 2017 than previous year

Research has shown that the median number of days lost to sickness absence fell from 6.6 in 2016 to 5.6 in 2017 – a full day’s gain.

16 July 2018

Handling the heatwave: thermal comfort in the workplace

[copy] UK temperatures recently hit the high 20s, with some parts of the country cooking in heat of 30 degrees and over.

16 July 2018

Hermes couriers are ‘workers’ deems employment tribunal

A landmark employment tribunal ruling has acknowledged Hermes couriers as workers and not self-employed contractors.

16 July 2018

Too few workers are taking their full holiday entitlement

After pay, holiday entitlement is often cited as one of the most critical factors in the recruitment process.

11 July 2018

Nearly a third of employees don’t know the value of their pension

Approximately three in 10 employees are aware of the total value of their pensions, according to the retirement experts Aegon.

09 July 2018

Equality in the UK workforce: must try harder

Business leaders might be trying to tackle the gender pay gap, but discrimination of all forms is still rife in the workplace.

09 July 2018

Workplace inflexibility on flexible working

Despite it being 2018, with more technology available than ever before making remote working opportunities increasingly possible, many companies are still being held back by cultural obstacles in their attitudes to different ways of working.

28 June 2018

Brexiting the workplace

The UK workforce has something of an attitude problem – and Brexit uncertainty have had a part to play.

28 June 2018

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