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Over seven in 10 working mums had furlough requests denied

Over seven in 10 working mums had furlough requests denied

Almost three-quarters of working mothers who have applied for furlough funding have had their request denied, new research shows.  New research from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) shows the toll of navigating a COVID working world for mothers as over seven in 10...

Majority of companies have not prepared yet for IR35 reform

Majority of companies have not prepared yet for IR35 reform

Research shows that over half of firms may not be preparing for IR35 changes in April 2021. This comes after over half of contractors stated that their end client had not yet contacted them about the off-payroll working rules, despite change being only three months...

Home Office suddenly changes policy for employees awaiting visas

Home Office suddenly changes policy for employees awaiting visas

The Home Office has changed the policy for employees awaiting visas, meaning that new EU hires may not be permitted to work in the UK until their visas have been processed. An analysis by Bates Wells, a City Law Firm, has revealed that some firms may have been left...

HR calls for greater clarity regarding COVID-19 vaccination

HR calls for greater clarity regarding COVID-19 vaccination

A HR firm that offers advice to employers has urged Alok Sharma, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to offer more clarity regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and what this means for employers and employees alike.  McLean HR, a HR firm, has...

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Giles Newman: It’s time to change perceptions of whistleblowing

Giles Newman: It’s time to change perceptions of whistleblowing

Listening to staff is a fundamental part of the human resources function. Only with clear communication will the business know if something is – or isn’t – working well. While this may seem obvious, recently-published data suggests European organisations are...

Mini Setty: Regional race to secure sponsor licenses

Mini Setty: Regional race to secure sponsor licenses

Regional race to secure sponsor licenses  For almost 70 years, British employers have had rich pickings from the European talent pool and foreign workers have made up vital proportion of the UK’s workforce, thanks to free movement among European Economic Area (EEA)...

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