A recent report jointly published by the Petitions Committee and the Women and Equalities Committee illustrates that wearing high heels for a prolonged period of time can cause both short and long-term damage to workers’ health and wellbeing.
Paul Avis, Marketing Director at Canada Life, discusses the new Bereavement Support Payment system that will be launched in April 2017.
For over a decade, we’ve seen a drive for gender balance in the workplace, with leadership in particular under the spotlight. Despite considerable effort and investment, many remark, that progress (even at Google) is glacial, with economists extending their prediction for gender equality until 2186.
Cagatay Guney is a HR professional with more than 20 years managerial experience in the industry. Here he discusses new shifts in recruitment technology, and gives tips on how best to use this technology to your advantage to make your recruitment process thrive.
The Government’s panel should look to make the legal designations of employment clear, but not at the cost of flexible employment models.
It is a well known story that former President George W Bush insisted that any man who entered the Oval Office during his time in office had to be wearing a jacket and tie. An example of Bush’s unerring respect for the office he held? Well, not quite, he was later pictured in the most…
Peninsula Employment Law Director Alan Price comments on how can employers ensure there is no religious discrimination in the workplace
January is over. That means the workload for 2016 is almost over, too. Soon HR departments will be done closing for the previous year and will be moving on to 2017. Sure enough, prospective planning has already started to fill our calendars and tighten our schedules. So, let’s embrace 2017 with all its heavy load and hope we can transform faster than the competition in this difficult year ahead.
On January 9th Theresa May pledged to tackle the ‘stigma’ of mental health and demanded that from a ‘moral and economic standpoint’ employers should join her. So where does this leave wellbeing and more specifically our role in the workplace?
Jess Penny is General Manager at Penny Hydraulics, a manufacturing and engineering company who specialisein designing, building, and selling hydraulic lifting solutions for a range of industries. In this article, she takes a closer look at how the new apprenticeship levy introduced by the government will help to address the skills gap in this country.
Mercedes-Benz made the decision to recruit apprentices as a way to combat their ageing workforce and have since grown their apprentice intake by 98% in the last four years and almost two-thirds of Mercedes-Benz apprentices are still with the business a decade later.
At the University of West London, 96 per cent of graduates are in employment within 6 months of graduation. The Dean of the Claude Littner Business School talks to us about how the University best readies its graduates for employment.
Employment Law Director of Peninsula Alan Price comments on why how employers can get the minimum wage right and why it is imperative for them to implement the minimum wage in their businesses?
Gender stereotypes like this belong in the dark ages and should have no place in modern day society. Girls’ schools invest a lot of time and effort in teaching girls how to be assertive, confident and resilient. Is this “nasty women” message one we really want to be giving our daughters, or re-enforcing to our sons?
The upcoming launch of the Lifetime ISA next April could impact employers more than you think. A plethora of recent surveys and reports from consultants, suppliers and industry bodies shows the likely popularity of these new savings vehicles – even greater than what the government has predicted.