‘Our Time’ scheme set to get more females into senior roles

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‘Our Time’ scheme set to get more females into senior roles The Mayor of London has launched a new programme, “Our Time: Supporting Future Leaders” to get females into senior positions and help reduce the gender pay gap, starting in the public sector.   The aim of the city-wide leadership scheme is for successful senior… Continue reading

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Asda employee unfairly dismissed for receiving an increased refund

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Asda employee unfairly dismissed for receiving an increased refund Asda have unfairly dismissed a worker after failing to follow a fair procedure when firing her, a tribunal has found. The employee received a higher refund than what she initially paid for the product.   Manjula Raj joined the British supermarket retailer on 18th February 2003… Continue reading

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Hermes faces new gig economy legal challenge over worker rights

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Hermes faces new gig economy legal challenge over worker rights A leading union is taking an employment tribunal case against parcel delivery company, Hermes, in another challenge of the status of its workers.   Eight Hermes couriers, also known as ‘lifestyle couriers’, allege they are being denied basic workers’ rights by being forced to identify… Continue reading

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HR needs to introduce AI to boost productivity

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HR needs to introduce AI to boost productivity The House of Lords committee has recommended adopting technology would be transformative for business and the economy. The Houses of Lords report revealed the development of ethical artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a beneficial boost to the UK economy. Business and the public need to embrace automation… Continue reading

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DWP worker who received a warning for having an asthma attack at work wins £26,000

DWP worker who received a warning for having an asthma attack at work wins £26,000   A worker who received a warning from his employers following an asthma attack has been awarded £26,000 at a tribunal. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) inappropriately labelled Barrie Caulcutt, a ‘whinger.’ A comment that backfired as the… Continue reading

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