Covid-19 Inspires New Safety Standards for Remote Workers

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The European Commission has announced its intentions to review and update EU rules on workplace safety in light of the covid-19 pandemic. The aim behind the review is to better reflect the fact that millions of people are now remote working. Mental Health At Work The commission said it will look at a range of… Continue reading

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UK Employees Nervous to Discuss Mental Health at Work

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Employees are becoming increasingly fearful of discussing mental health in the workplace. This is despite investment into mental health first aid within organisations. What are the mental health statistics? Nearly half of all UK employees fear being honest in the workplace about any mental health issues they may have. A recent poll by MHR of… Continue reading

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11 Reasons to Hire a (Under) Graduate Student

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11 Reasons to Hire a (Under) Graduate Student In this article, our Senior HR advisor, Daniel Williams, discusses why employers should look at hiring graduate and undergraduate students.   The country’s biggest graduate and undergraduate schemes are reaching the end of their admissions window and as deadlines approach for those looking to start this year,… Continue reading

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CIPD push for ethnicity pay gap reports to become compulsory

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CIPD push for ethnicity pay gap reports to become compulsory   An analysis has found that only 13 of the FTSE 100 currently report their ethnicity pay gap voluntarily. This low minority has encouraged a call for mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting to be introduced in the next 2 years. The CIPD Call Upon Government… Continue reading

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National insurance increase could hurt recruitment

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National Insurance Increase Could Hurt Recruitment Businesses have expressed concern about the government’s plan to increase National Insurance starting in 2022. Experts have urged HR departments to find a way to mitigate the impact on the lowest earners.   What is happening? Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on 7th September 2021 that starting from April… Continue reading

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