Professional athletes set an example for employees

To cope with the demands of the job, professional athletes have to be both physically and mentally resilient to make it onto the podium. Similarly, employees need to be able to deal with stressors, such as organisational change, information technology overload and, often, high-pressure working environments.

22 May 2018

Boosting productivity: the manager's role

Making your staff more productive can have significant bottom-line benefits, but finding the right strategy isn’t always straightforward.

22 May 2018

Tuning into the gig economy

The rapid expansion of the gig economy is producing a seismic shift in the UK labour market, leaving both employers and employees scrambling to keep up.

22 May 2018

Staying safe: the future of cybercrime

As connected devices and artificial intelligence hit the mainstream, experts are warning that we are entering a new era – one rife with cybercrime.

22 May 2018

Equality watchdog investigating gender pay stragglers

More than 10,600 employers have already reported their gender pay gap data, according to the Guardian, but around 1,500 failed to meet the April deadline.

22 May 2018

Tackling fraud: banks hold their own

The banking industry has teamed up with the government, the police and other regulators to present a united front to prevent and combat fraud – and it seems to be working.

18 May 2018

The impact of Brexit on recruitment

With less than a year to go until the plug is pulled on the UK’s membership of the EU, 96% of HR professionals and recruiters who responded to a recent LinkedIn survey have reported that the impact is already being felt in their hiring strategies.

17 May 2018

Defining the legal rights of agency workers

In April, the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) released new guidance for agency workers after its helpline revealed it had received 10,754 calls alone last year about agency work rights, with 3,150 calls specifically focusing on complaints with payment.

17 May 2018

DVLA requests 2m fleet drivers to revalidate licence data consent

Changes announced by the DVLA to incorporate the EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mean over 2m drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permissions to their fleet operators for proper checks.

16 May 2018

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