Ramadan begins this week (Friday 26 May), and many employers don’t know how to observe it appropriately.
Google has tried to restrict the media reporting of a high-profile gender discrimination case brought by the US government.
Eight out of ten UK workers say they don’t need to be in an office to be productive, highlighting a craving for flexible working.
New survey reveals that the quality of office environments influences employee wellbeing and productivity yet majority of workers say it is not a high priority for senior management
The proportion of UK employees who say they will work beyond the age of 65 is at an all-time high, according to new research from Canada Life Group Insurance. Almost three quarters (73 per cent) of employees expect to work beyond the traditional retirement age, up from 67 per cent in 2016 and 61 per cent in 2015.
The findings, released on National Work From Home Day, reveal that over half of home-workers (51 per cent) have sustained injuries, aches and pains as a result of their working environment, which is 10 per cent1 more likely than those working in a ‘traditional’ workplace.
A nationwide study of the financial wellbeing of UK workers ‘The DNA of Financial Wellbeing 2017’ report1, shows that employee financial confidence has fallen over the last 12 months, with Brexit named as a major factor.
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…
Theresa May is promising what she says would be the biggest expansion of workers’ rights by any Conservative government in history, if the party retains power.
Today we a launching our Global Mobility Week, a week long celebration of the expanding nature of the business world.
Almost a fifth (17%) of women aged 18-24 years old feel they have chosen their career path too young, according to new research by Oxford Open Learning Trust.
SMEs are optimistic about the future but acutely conscious of the mounting cost pressures that stand in the way of sustainable growth
Only five employers in the UK have complied with the new legislative requirement to publish details of their gender pay gap, in a slow start to the policy designed to tackle inequalities in the workforce. The new rules apply to about 9,000 eligible employers but only a handful have published details so far. According to…
New research analysis released today to mark Mental Health Awareness Week, reveals stark differences between line managers’ understanding of mental health problems in the workplace and the challenges faced by employees who are experiencing distress at work.
An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that a woman with Asperger’s syndrome was discriminated against during the notoriously competitive recruitment process for the Government Legal Service (GLS).