A company has apologised to a graduate jobseeker for branding her a “home educated oddball” and “left-wing loon tree hugger” in comments accidentally attached to an email. Anna Jacobs, from Horsmonden, Kent, had applied for a position at Tonbridge-based Tecomak Environmental Services. The young jobseeker was left upset and angry when an employer called her a “one…
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The Tate gallery has come under fire after it asked its employees to contribute towards a boat for the departing director, Nicholas Serota, amid disputes over pay.
The Government has rejected calls to outlaw company bosses from forcing female employees to wear high heels at work.
The Apprenticeship Levy came into effect on the 6th April 2017, meaning that the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Tune into our live webinar on the 27th April at 11am to find out more.
On Tuesday morning Prime Minister Theresa May, after much trepidation, has announced that a general election will be held on the 8th June.
Do your working relationships always run smooth? Or do you find yourself embroiled in arguments, office politics or unproductive dynamics?
A move towards a model of shared parenting is vital if we are serious about unleashing the economic potential of women. If we want to enable men to be more involved in raising their own children, the stigma of ‘men as carers’ in society or in the workplace needs to end.
European employees appear ready to embrace the gig economy, according to research by ADP. The new study of nearly 10,000 European working adults reveals how employees across Europe feel about the future of work.
People in their late twenties and early thirties (25-34) are more unhappy about their work-life balance than any other age group, according to a YouGov poll.
Black male graduates in London are nearly twice as likely to be unemployed as their white counterparts, figures suggest. According to the data from the ONS, in 2016 there was an unemployment rate of 18 per cent for black male graduates aged 16 to 24 in the capital. The rate for their white counterparts was…
Over the past few years, we’ve seen a steady rise in the breadth and depth of health and wellbeing programmes in the workplace. Our attention is now not so ergonomic-centric, and instead many HR professionals are looking into how mental health affects our employees at work. But just how many days do we lose to employee absences per year?
Workers at Lloyd’s of London have been banned from drinking during the day after around half of disciplinary cases were found to relate to alcohol, but does not affect the brokers and underwriters from other firms who are based in the same building.
HRreview spoke to TV’s Dr Christian Jessen about the best ways to improve health at work and the battle to ensure mental wellbeing for all.
2017 is set to be a very significant year from an employment law perspective, with the introduction of new regulations which will require large compliance projects to take place within most organisations.
EasyJet airline has pledged to increase the number of female pilots, setting a new target after receiving an increasing number of applications from women.