How to avoid legal hot water when hiring

__ – – – The recruitment process is crucial to any company who wants the right, most skilled and experienced employees at their disposal, but rushing this process can cause a number of legal issues for companies. – – Companies should always maintain they avoid discrimination in line with the 2010 Equality act, protected characteristics… Continue reading

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77% of staff don’t consult HR before an office romance

__       New research by Slater & Gordon has found that 77% of employees do not consult HR before entering into a relationship with a fellow member of staff.     32% of those entering into these relationships were also unsure about whether their employment contract forbade such actions. 70% said an office romance… Continue reading

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20 jobs with tough interview questions

__     Glassdoor has researched the 20 jobs with the toughest interview questions, scouring thousands of job interview questions shared by candidates.     Top 20 list:     “What on your CV is the closest thing to a lie?” – Marketing and Communications employee, The Phoenix Partnership “What am I thinking right now?”… Continue reading

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Dads face negative bias in quest for work-life balance

__     Fathers face a negative bias when seeking a better work-life balance or applying for part-time employment, a new study suggests.     The research at the University of Plymouth shows that fathers are more likely to face objections when proactively seeking an improved work-life balance, while mothers are praised for their dedication… Continue reading

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Gender pay gap for celebrity sportsmen & women revealed

__       Gender pay disparity is an issue that has come under scrutiny a lot recently, and rightly so, you should be paid the same as the opposite sex in the same role who use the same skills as you. Away from every day jobs, how do pay levels stack up? The pay… Continue reading

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